Waterford names new GM of the TownePlace Suites Albany, N.Y.

The 106-room TownePlace Suites Albany, N.Y., offers extended-stay amenities such as full kitchens. Photo credit: Marriott International (Tabora is returning to Albany, having started her management career in the front office at the Holiday Inn in Albany, N.Y.)

Connecticut-based hotel and convention center management company Waterford Hotel Group appointed Kathy Tabora general manager of the TownePlace Suites in Albany, N.Y. As GM, Tabora is responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s operations.

Tabora brings more than 25 years of hotel management experience to the role. She started her management career in the front office at the Holiday Inn in Albany. Tabora was promoted to various management positions and eventually was promoted to GM, where she held the position for 20 years. Tabora went on to become GM of the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Albany. She most recently served as the GM of the Residence Inn in Albany.

“We are pleased to welcome Kathy to the TownePlace Suites Albany,” Duane Schroder, VP of operations for Waterford Hotel Group, said in a statement. “Her extensive hotel background is a welcomed addition to our team,” he added.

The TownePlace Suites is an all-suite extended stay hotel located within walking distance of Albany’s top academic and medical institutions as well as minutes from downtown Albany’s business, entertainment and nightlife. The hotel offers 106 suites with fully equipped kitchens, a free breakfast buffet, complimentary Wi-Fi, a fitness center, a whirlpool and an indoor pool. The property also offers an on-site laundry, a 24-hour market, a business center and a seasonal outdoor barbecue and picnic area.