Rockville, Maryland, September 23, 2009 - Urgo Hotels of Bethesda, Maryland, the hotel management company for the Fallsgrove Hilton Garden Inn Rockville • Gaithersburg and Homewood Suites by Hilton Rockville • Gaithersburg is pleased to announce that Marco Fuentes has been named General Manager of the new two-tower 199-room Hilton complex, scheduled to open in February, 2010. The hotels are located on Shady Grove Road just off the I-270 Technology Corridor and within the Fallsgrove master planned community in Rockville, Maryland. The hotel project is being developed by Lerner Enterprises of Rockville, Maryland.
Mr. Fuentes, a twelve year hospitality management veteran, will join Urgo Hotels from the Sheraton Rockville where he was the General Manager. His previous roles have included various roles in the hospitality industry from Director of Operations, to Food & Beverage Management within the Starwood franchise family.
The 135,000 square foot six-story dual-brand Fallsgrove Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton will share a common area that will connect the two hotels. The hotels include distinct design elements that will be carried throughout the lobby and rooms for each brand. The hotels will be located on Shady Grove Road and adjacent to the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and the Johns Hopkins