Lafrance Hospitality Appoints Tim Burkhardt as President of Hotels

Westport, MA | Jan. 18, 2024 – Lafrance Hospitality, a leading hospitality management company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tim Burkhardt to the position of President of Hotels. Burkhardt, who previously served as Vice President of Lodging and Development, will assume his new role effective immediately.

As President of Hotels, Burkhardt will oversee the strategic direction, and operations of Lafrance Hospitality’s portfolio of hotels, ensuring exceptional guest experiences and driving continued growth and success in the hospitality industry. He will continue to spearhead acquisition and new construction projects for the hotel group. With his extensive experience and proven leadership, Burkhardt is well-positioned to guide the company’s hotels to new heights.

“Tim Burkhardt has been an invaluable member of the Lafrance Hospitality team, consistently demonstrating his expertise and dedication to excellence,” said Richard Lafrance, Chairman of Lafrance Hospitality. “His promotion to President of Hotels is a testament to his exceptional leadership skills and his ability to deliver outstanding results. We have full confidence in his ability to lead our hotels to continued success.”

Burkhardt brings over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his new role, having held various leadership positions with other regional hotel companies and within Lafrance Hospitality. His deep understanding of hotel operations, revenue management, guest satisfaction, and development has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth and reputation for excellence.

“I am honored and excited to take on the role of President of Hotels at Lafrance Hospitality,” said Tim Burkhardt. “I am grateful for the trust and confidence placed in me by the Lafrance Family, and I look forward to working closely with our talented team to expand and further elevate our hotels and deliver exceptional experiences to our guests.”

Under Burkhardt’s leadership, Lafrance Hospitality’s hotels will continue to prioritize guest satisfaction, operational efficiency, and innovation. His strategic vision and commitment to excellence will ensure that the company remains at the forefront of the hospitality industry, providing unparalleled service and memorable stays for guests.


About Lafrance Hospitality

Headquartered in Westport, MA, Lafrance Hospitality is a multifaceted organization that owns and operates eighteen hotels throughout New England and Florida, six function facilities, five restaurants and a catering division. In addition, Lafrance Hospitality offers management and consulting services as well as distressed asset management. Their vision is to be the premier hospitality company by employing the very best people, trained and empowered, to deliver a quality product with sensational service to every guest, every time. For more information, visit www.LafranceHospitality.com.