The Fairfield Inn & Suites Harrisburg International Airport officially opened on August 29, but celebrated it’s Grand Opening on Thursday, October 25, 2018 with much fanfare!


The celebration included Shaner Hotels corporate VIP’s – Lance Shaner, Plato Ghinos, Derrick Skillings, Patrick Landy, Bill Hoy, George Wolfe, Lisa Larson, Brian Hockenberry, Lisa Jacobson, and Jeff Pugh.


We were fortunate to have a number of Marriott VIP’s attending the event as well, including; Joe Carillo – Vice President, Marriott International, Dave Grissen – Group President, Marriott International, Tom Onken – Senior Vice President of North American Lodging-Development at Marriott International, Anastasia Callahan – Senior Director, Account Management, Eastern Region Marriott Select Brands, and Adam Sherer – CFRST Franchise Operations, Americas.


Other VIP’s included Tim Edwards, Executive Director of the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority, local political dignitaries, and many local corporate executives.


The fun filled evening included live music, Hershey and Reeses – local characters from Hersheypark wandering through the group, local tastings from Troeg’s and The Tattered Flag, and other local attractions.


The evening was capped off by our Grand Prize give away of a 65 inch Ultra High Definition Television to one lucky attendee!


Thank you to Mark Burnett – General Manager, Alaina Springer -Assistant General Manager, Mark Rice – Director of Sales, Jeremy Strock – Chief Engineer, Donna Coupe – Executive Housekeeper, and Kristen Winslow – Front Office Manager for a fantastic job!!!