GALLUP, N.M. - The Hilton Garden Inn Gallup, owned and operated by Total Management Systems, today announces that Ron Samardzia has been appointed General Manager of the new Hilton Garden Inn located at 1530 West Maloney Avenue. The 105-suite hotel, currently under construction, is scheduled to open in late October.

As General Manager, Samardzia will be responsible for the day-to-day management of rooms, food and beverage, and meeting room operations.

"Based on Samardzia's outstanding record in hotel Management, we are confident that he will be instrumental in ensuring the success of this new Hilton Garden Inn," said Prakash Sundaram, President/CEO. "Ron will be a strong asset to this new property as we gear up for its opening."

Prior to joining the Hilton Garden Inn Gallup, Samardzia was Director of Sales & Marketing for Hotel Cascada - Albuquerque, NM, Director of Sales & Marketing for NYLO Plano - Plano, Texas, and Director of Sales & Marketing for Xona Resort Suites - Scottsdale, Ariz. Samardzia is a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute with a degree in Business, and is a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Situated just minutes from downtown Gallup, Gallup Cultural Center, Area casinos, biking/hiking trails and plenty of shopping, the Hilton Garden Inn Gallup provides the amenities to ensure guests have everything they need whether traveling for business or personal business.

The hotel will feature the brand's signature Garden Sleep System® bed - Serta Perfect Sleeper with fresh, white, cozy duvets and crisp linens. Guests will be able to stay productive with wired and wireless internet access in guestrooms and public spaces. Each hotel guest room will have a 42" HD television, ergonomic desk chair and work desk. Guests will also benefit from the complimentary 24-hour business center, the brand's Garden Grille and Bar restaurant, Pavillion Pantry® that is open 24/7, comfortable lounge area, fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, as well as an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool. The hotel will also feature meeting space and an on-site guest laundry facility.

Hilton Garden Inn Gallup participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.

Contact:
Malini Perumal
Hilton Garden Inn Gallup
(505) 980-8477
Malini@tmsnm.com

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. If something isn’t just the way you like it, simply let any hotel Team Member know, and we will make it right. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 750 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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