SHELTON, Conn. — February 26, 2013 — Officials of New Castle Hotels and Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, today named Maurice Alfaro general manager of the 170-room Hilton Garden Inn in Norwalk, Ct.

A 20-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Alfaro most recently served as director of operations/general manager of the Hilton Hartford in Hartford, Ct.

“Maurice is a proven leader and well-rounded hotel executive,” said Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels and Resorts. “During his tenure with New Castle, he has demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of full-service hotel operations and a genuine talent for true hospitality, both of which are vital as the hotel industry rebounds.”

“The Hilton Garden Inn is well positioned in Norwalk,” Alfaro said. “I look forward to building on its successful track record to solidify not only its position in the hotel market, but its prominence in the Norwalk community.”

Alfaro joined New Castle in 2006 as the assistant general manager of the Woodcliff Lake Hilton, a position he held until 2011 when he moved to the Hilton Hartford.

Prior to joining New Castle, Alfaro served as rooms division manager for the Sheraton Weehawken and the Westin in Morristown, NJ. He also has held positions as director of facilities and executive housekeeper.

About New Castle Hotels & Resorts
Based in Shelton Connecticut, New Castle Hotels & Resorts owns and operates more than 26 hotels and resorts in the United States and Canada. The privately-held company consistently ranks among the top 100 hotel management and development companies in the United States and is a preferred operator for major US hotel brands.