Westport, MA (February 21, 2012) - Lafrance Hospitality today announced that Shelly Perry has been appointed Director of Sales for the Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel, located at 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740. As Director of Sales, Ms. Perry will assist the hotel in all aspects of sourcing and servicing sales activity for the hotel and/or banquet facility (Waypoint Event Center).
Ms. Perry, a career employee of Lafrance Hospitality, has moved through progressively responsible positions both on the restaurant/banquet side of the business, and the hotel side. Within the New Bedford community, Shelly has over twenty years of professional hospitality industry experience. She was most recently the General Manager of the New Bedford Fairfield Inn & Suites. "Having started her career with us, Shelly has always been someone we have counted on. With her General Manager experiences both at our Plymouth Hampton Inn and Suites and most recently at the New Bedford Marriott, Shelly has a first hand experience in accommodating all our guests. With New Bedford being her home, she knows the city and is aware of how to best give every guest a great lodging experience," said Richard Lafrance, owner.