Ocean City Today

Business Briefs 12/22/2017

Dec 21, 2017

Whisenant GM

Keith Whisenant has accepted the position as general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City, scheduled to open in spring 2018.

Whisenant is a hotel management executive with over 22 years of experience in the local resort market, serving in various roles. He most recently held the position of general manager at the Hyatt Place in Dewey Beach, Delaware, assuming the role in 2014, having been promoted from an assistant general manager’s role.

Prior to his role in Dewey Beach, Whisenant spent 17 years in a managerial role with the Harrison Group at several properties in Ocean City. Whisenant is a 1997 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School and attended the University of North Alabama.

The 150-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Ocean City located at 300 Seabay Lane, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Inns of Ocean City, LLC and managed by Palmer Gosnell Hospitality, LLC of Vienna, Virginia. Residence Inn Ocean City sits adjacent to 61st Street and Coastal Highway immediately south of the Route 90 entry into town.

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