Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013
Twenty-seven year Marriott veteran Alan L. Smith has been appointed general manager of the landmark 433-room Boston Marriott Cambridge in the heart of Kendall Square.
Smith brings a wealth of executive level experience to his new post at the Cambridge hotel. Most recently, he served as general manager of the historic 315-room Courtyard Boston Downtown. Prior leadership roles have included resident manager at Boston Marriott Cambridge; director of finance and accounting at Boston Marriott Copley Place; controller at Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA; and controller at Greenbelt Marriott in Greenbelt, MD.
Smith holds a bachelor of science, with distinction, from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. He is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society. Smith was chairman of the Boston Marriott Business Council from 2007 through 2009, during which the council was twice nominated by the company as Best Overall Council and once as Business Council of the Year.
As one of the premier hotels near Kendall Square, the Boston Marriott Cambridge also has a new restaurant, Champions, that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting. Smith will oversee all aspects of the operation which includes 11 meeting rooms with 12,000 square feet of flexible space, two concierge levels and the restaurant.
The Marriott leader will take the helm of the hotel in Cambridge, MA, immediately.
About the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel
Centrally located in Kendall Square just across the Charles River from downtown Boston, the Boston Marriott Cambridge is surrounded by universities, scientific research centers and historic sites. Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Tufts and Emerson College are all just minutes away. The hotel also is close to Boston Logan International Airport, Amtraks South Station or Back Bay Stations, Interstate 93 and the MBTA public transportation system. One of the premier hotels near Harvard, this landmark 26-story Cambridge hotel offers 433 comfortably appointed guest rooms and suites, all of which feature high-speed Internet access, high-definition televisions, 300-thread-count linens, down comforters, abundant pillows and thicker mattresses. Dining options include Champions restaurant and Starbucks. Guests enjoy a sparkling indoor pool and well-equipped fitness center with sauna and whirlpool. A gift shop offers convenience items, reading materials and Cambridge keepsakes. For hotel information and reservations, call (617) 494-6600 or visit http://www.MarriottCambridge.com.