Hotel Opening Utah

Homewood Suites by Hilton in Majestic Moab, Utah Announces September 2016 Opening and Names General Manager and Assistant General Manager

Rendering of the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Moab, Utah
Homewood Suites by Hilton in Moab, Utah

Vista Host

The Homewood Suites by Hilton Moab located at 132 N Main Street Moab, Utah will open for business in September 2016. The Homewood Suites will be Moab’s newest extended stay, all-suites hotel in the area. The Homewood Suites Moab is proud to introduce General Manager, Paula Olesen, and Assistant General Manager, Daniel Haughan. 

Olesen has enthusiastically returned to the Moab area to provide unparalleled service to the hotel team and guests.  Her leadership and customer services skills are unsurpassed in the hospitality industry, bringing experience, eagerness and joy to those around her. Starting her hospitality career in Rapid City, South Dakota – the home of Mount Rushmore – she is an outstanding ambassador to the tourist industry and thrives on making sure guest experience is five star satisfaction. Olesen has over 21 years of hospitality experience, in her past endeavors she has led her hotel teams to many awards small and large, the most prestigious being The Presidential Award, offered to Property GM’s for leading their teams to the Highest Overall Guest Satisfaction along with increasing sales, revenue and occupancies above and beyond expectations. Paula Is thrilled to be back permanently in the Moab Community and to be close to Friends and Family! 

Haughan has been with Vista Host for two years serving as the Food and Beverage Manager at the Hilton Garden Inn Cranberry Township, PA. Haughan is an outgoing individual who has picked up great knowledge and experience throughout his worldwide journeys. His passion in the service industry started at a very young age, and he is thrilled to move out west and be active in the Moab community. 

Regional Director of Operations, Tiffany Jassel, commented “This is one of my favorite places in the USA. The magnificent landscape, the people, the overall total experience of Moab is transcendentally uplifting and we are thankful to be here.” 

About the Hotel: 

Centrally located in downtown Moab, our hotel is minutes from world-class national parks and a quick walk to charming restaurants and shops. Go hiking at Canyonlands National Park, whitewater rafting on the Colorado River, or biking on the Slick Rock Trail – the hotel has plenty of bike storage for your convenience, as well as Guest laundry facilities. Our friendly staff is happy to suggest wineries, art galleries and other things to do in Moab. 

Each inviting suite at our extended-stay hotel has a living area, work desk, dining space and full kitchen. Relax on the sofa watching the 42-inch HDTV, and enjoy complimentary internet access and PrinterOn® remote printing.

Traveling with family? Our larger suites offer private bedrooms, and we have cribs and high chairs to make your stay more comfortable. Accessible suites are also available. 

Start each day with a complimentary hot full breakfast, and join us for the complimentary evening social* Monday through Thursday. There’s always coffee, hot tea and gorgeous views of Moab to enjoy in the lobby, and our Suite Shop® is open 24 hours for drinks, frozen meals and travel items. Unwind in the heated indoor pool, work out in the complimentary fitness center, and print boarding passes in the 24-hour business center.

About Vista Host: 

The Homewood Suites Moab is managed by Vista Host - a Hotel Management & Development Company with industry leading expertise in managing limited feature hotels. Over the past 38 years we have managed a wide array of franchise brands including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Home2 Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Towneplace Suites & Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott. We know that each hotel is unique and we must address the specific needs of each hotel. Vista Host’s operational strength flows from our focus in five primary areas: a strong commitment to providing legendary service to our guests; engaged involvement from our General Managers in our revenue management and sales efforts; a comprehensive sales training program, optimum efficiency in labor and operations costs; and a keen focus on talent development through award winning programs such as out MIT (Manager In Training) program to ensure we are constantly positioned to entertain new projects.  

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