Woodlands Hotels Area General Manager named one of Hotel Management Magazine’s Top Managers to Watch

THE WOODLANDS, TX – Gregg Harper, a 30-year hospitality veteran, has been recognized by Hotel Management Magazine in its annual list of CEOs to watch. As Zone General Manager for Woodlands Hotels, Harper was one of four Texas-based winners – and the only one in the Houston area – to receive the national honor this year. A portfolio of premier properties totaling 909 guest rooms and approximately 100,000 square feet of premier meeting and event space, Woodlands hotels include The Woodlands Resort, The Westin at The Woodlands and Embassy Suites The Woodlands at Hughes Landing .

PHOTO: Gregg Harper, Zone General Manager for Woodlands Hotels, has been recognized by Hotel Management Magazine in their annual General Managers to Watch list.

The Woodlands collection was recently acquired as part of a joint venture between CoralTree Hospitality and a private institutional investor ahead of a multi-million dollar investment program currently under development.

Harper reflects on this step by saying, “Seeing myself listed alongside leading industry peers across the country is both an exciting and humbling step in my professional journey and says a lot about the skilled team with. which I have the privilege of working and which continues to inspire me. every day. I look forward to another year of welcoming business and leisure travelers to a trio of wonderful hotels.

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Harper has been in his current role for almost five years. Previously he worked at CoralTree Hospitality as General Manager of the Becket Lake Tahoe Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham. He has also held general manager positions at renowned properties such as the Salishan Coastal Lodge in Gleneden Beach, OR; The Oxford Hotel in Bend, OR; Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina at Holiday Isle in Islamorada, Florida; Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Kessler Canyon Ranch in Debeque, CO; Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, WA; and Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Palm Coast, Florida. The Washington State University alumnus received his Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Motel Administration in addition to his Bachelor of Arts in Hotel Management from Oregon State University.

Launched in December 2018, CoralTree Hospitality Group is a 100% subsidiary of Lowe, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment, management and development company. Colorado-based CoralTree offers distinctive and memorable experiences that celebrate each property’s environment, culture, and community. CoralTree was named one of the top 20 hotel management companies in the United States after just one year in business by Hotel Business magazine. The company provides hospitality and asset management services to 20 hotels and resorts in the United States. The collection includes independent, branded, and flexible branded properties such as Terranea Resort on the Southern California Coast, Hotel Lincoln in Chicago, The Woodlands Resort in Houston, Suncadia Resort in Washington, and Ptarmigan Inn in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The company recently opened The Eddy Taproom & Hotel in Golden, Colorado and Lake Nona Wave Hotel. For more information on CoralTree, visit www.CoralTreeHospitality.com.

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