Cynthia Bock joined Waterton in 2010 and serves as senior vice president, business development for the hospitality platform. In this role, she is responsible for maintaining and expanding relationships with investors and operating partners related to third party management contracts. Prior to her current role, Cynthia served as senior vice president of sales and marketing, where she was responsible for all top line sales, marketing and revenue management efforts for the hospitality portfolio. She was promoted to senior vice president of development in 2017.
Prior to joining Waterton, Cynthia served as director of sales and marketing for Hyatt, Hilton and InterContinental Hotel Group hotels. She’s worked with full service hotel brands such as Hyatt Regency, Hilton Suites, Doubletree Guest Suites & Conference Center, Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, as well as focused service brands like Hilton Garden Inn and Doubletree Club.
Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in both Marketing and Public Relations from Bradley University in Peoria, IL.
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Leaders at AAHOA and the American Hotel & Lodging Association say time is running out for the nation’s 57,000 hotels in need of federal government financial relief as the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. heads into its eighth month. Cecil Staton, president and CEO of AAHOA, and Chip Rogers, president and CEO of AHLA, are tirelessly rallying the industry to implore Congress to act soon before half of the country’s hotels go into foreclosure. This report is part of our ongoing coverage of the coronavirus crisis and its impact on the hotel industry.
With hotel occupancies hovering around an average of 50 percent, owners and operators are seeking new ways to generate revenue beyond traditional overnight stays. One solution in the works is day use of hotel rooms. Hotel companies such as Red Roof, Hyatt Hotels Corp. and Hilton are promoting the practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ahead of the curve is HotelsbyDay.com, a day-use booking platform that is marketing hotels as the new office space. Long Live Lodging explores the unconventional use of hotels and how owners and operators can position their properties to attract day users. This is part of our ongoing coverage of the coronavirus crisis and its impact on the hotel industry.