BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - Aaron Wright has been named Director of Operations of the 272-key Bethesda Marriott Suites, it was announced today by Karen Finberg, General Manager.

Mr. Wright comes to this hotel near Potomac, MD from Charlotte, NC where he served in a dual role as Assistant General Manager responsible for both the Renaissance SouthPark Hotel and the Charlotte Marriott SouthPark.

Upon graduation from Delaware State University, where he majored in Hospitality Management, Mr. Wright joined the Philadelphia Airport Marriott as Assistant Restaurant Manager. He has also worked as Front Desk Manager, Assistant Front Office Manager, and Director of Services at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott.

Mr. Wright lives in Bethesda, with his wife Charity, a chef, and two boys, Anthony and Devin.

Located just 20 minutes from downtown Washington, DC, the Bethesda Marriott Suites offers superior accommodations in Bethesda, featuring gracious hospitality and comfort in a sophisticated urban setting. Guests will feel at home in its spacious suites featuring warm tones, a separate living room, large bedroom area, and Marriott Signature bedding. Business travelers at this Potomac, MD hotel can take advantage of its close proximity to nearby companies, such as the NIH, FDA and Suburban Hospital. A complimentary shuttle to the Metro and NIH is available. The hotel is also convenient to I-270, the I-495 Beltway, the DC Metro, Reagan National Airport, Dulles Airport and BWI. The hotel features a fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, great North Bethesda dining options, and a lobby lounge serving Starbuck's coffee. For additional information call 301-897-5600.

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