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Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown Hotel Appoints New General Manager

Muktar Dougsiyeh Offers More Than 20 Years Hospitality Experience to Lead Fairfield Inn & Suites to Further Growth


Washington, DC -- (ReleaseWire) -- 06/03/2013 --Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown Hotel in partnership with Alliance Hospitality, the Raleigh, NC-based hospitality management company, recently appointed Muktar Dougisyeh as General Manager.

Dougisyeh brings more than 20 years experience in the industry to Fairfield Inn & Suites. In his most recent position he served as the General Manager of the Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Airport West for Interstate Hotels Group.

“The move to Fairfield Inn & Suites as general manager at such a historic hotel in the heart of Atlanta has been a wonderful transition. I was thrilled to be offered the position and look forward to the success we will build together,” said Dougisyeh.

Dougisyeh’s appointment comes on the heels of the hotel’s recent multi-million dollar renovation. Evens Charles, hotel developer with Frontier Development and owner of Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown Hotel, said, “Atlanta’s Downtown area is the epicenter of the city’s tourism, and under the proven leadership of Dougisyeh, the hotel will set an even higher standard for amenities, accommodations and service at the hotel.”

“Dougisyeh’s solid progression throughout hospitality management, his remarkable creativity and resourcefulness within the industry make him a much celebrated addition to the Alliance Hospitality team,” said Rolf Tweeten, president and CEO of Alliance Hospitality. “Our goal is to provide our clients with the best service, which includes putting the right people in place at each hotel. Dougisyeh is another example of just how selective we are.”

Dougisyeh replaces Jeff Ellixson, former general manager of Fairfield Inn & Suites.

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Alliance Hospitality is an innovative next-generation hospitality management company, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Alliance was founded in 2003 to manage lodging assets for institutional investment groups, individual owners and lenders. Alliance Hospitality is one of only 10 management firms approved to manage a Marriott hotel. The company provides value by developing the highest caliber hospitality professionals, and through implementing proprietary tools and unique processes to create a comprehensive hospitality management system. The Alliance portfolio of full-service, extended stay, all-suite, and select service hotels includes 20+ hotels with 2,400+ rooms in 8 states, operating under agreements with Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Choice, and Starwood as well as Independent hotels.

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