NAPLES, Fla.

The Inn on Fifth & Club Level Suites appointed Gloria Szafraniec as group sales manager.

Szafraniec will maintain relationships with existing partners and clients, and develop new programs and strategies to help grow the hotel’s group business.

“Gloria is an exceptionally talented veteran of the hospitality industry and a stellar addition to our sales team,” said Cathy Christopher, director of sales and marketing for the Inn on Fifth & Club Level Suites. “She is fully committed to ensuring our standard of excellence while helping us achieve our targets for sales growth and revenue in 2017.”

Szafraniec has extensive sales, marketing and senior management experience with major hotel brands such as Starwood, Intercontinental and Hilton, as well as independent properties, having served as director of sales and marketing in historic and four-diamond resorts in destinations from Hawaii to Key West.

Prior to joining the Inn on Fifth, she played a pivotal role as a taskforce specialist for PHM Hospitality and Carver Hotel Group, representing full service and limited service hotels in transition or experiencing revenue challenges.

The Inn on Fifth has nearly 8,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including poolside terraces, ballrooms and boardrooms, as well as onsite catering provided by Ocean Prime, the hotel’s restaurant and lounge.