New Castle Hotels & Resorts Appoints Kevin Houlahan as General Manager of Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead
Guido Kerpel, COO of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, announces the appointment of Kevin Houlahan as the general manager of Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead. The seasoned hospitality professional is responsible for the overall management and operations of the upscale property that New Castle Hotels & Resorts started managing in May 2022. Mr. Houlahan most recently served as the food and beverage director for Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead. He also held other leadership responsibilities within the hotel's ownership group, Browning Hotel Properties.
"We are delighted that Kevin Houlahan is serving as the new general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead," said Guido Kerpel. "His tenure at the hotel, intimate knowledge of the area, and strong management and culinary experience make him the perfect person for the position."
Mr. Houlahan has worked for 30 years in hospitality management and food and beverage director positions in New York. He recently served as the interim general manager of the Riverhead Residence Inn. Houlahan has held many other positions with a wide array of companies, primarily hotels, including Hilton and Marriott. For seven years, he owned and operated a successful corporate catering business that included four corporate cafeterias, food trucks, retail outlets and multiple off-site banquet facilities. Mr. Houlahan studied business management at Hofstra University.
Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead is located on the scenic North Shore of Long Island, approximately 20 miles from The Hamptons and just a few minutes from Long Island's Wine Country. The picturesque area is known for its farms, beaches, orchards, paddocks and vineyards. Hilton Garden Inn is across from Tanger Outlets and is located near golf courses, Splish Splash Water Park and Riverhead Raceway.