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Princeton Marriott at Forrestal - Princeton Lodging

March 24, 2011 14:29 ET

David Sharkey Appointed General Manager of Princeton Marriott Hotel at Forrestal

24-Year Marriott Veteran Now Heads Princeton Accommodations

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - David Sharkey has been appointed General Manager of the Princeton Marriott Hotel at Forrestal.

The popular Princeton area hotel welcomes Mr. Sharkey, who has been with Marriott Hotels & Resorts for 24 years and was most recently General Manager of the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel. He has also held management positions at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, Hanover Marriott, Bridgewater Marriott, and New York World Trade Marriott hotels.

"I look forward to becoming more involved in the Princeton area community, and creating a greater awareness for our hotel and all it offers in Central Jersey. We have garnered a strong reputation for our conference facilities, but I want to also enhance the hotel experience for weekend guests who come to take advantage of our full-service spa, dining, and leisure facilities," notes Mr. Sharkey.

David is a New Jersey Business Council Leader and a board member of the Newark Regional Chamber of Commerce. He has his Masters Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army National Guard during Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield. He resides in Martinsville, NJ.

About Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
The recently renovated Central New Jersey hotel & conference center is located on 25 scenic wooded acres convenient to Princeton University, Princeton's popular Palmer Square, and Plainsboro, NJ. Featuring one of the top day spas in Princeton, the hotel offers all of the amenities of a typical resort including a fitness center, swimming pool, jogging, indoor tennis and recreational facilities, and 35,000 sq ft of state-of-the-art meeting space, great for groups, business and leisure travel. Guests at the upscale Princeton lodging may also take advantage of many deals and Marriott Rewards offers.

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