PORTLAND — The Pyramid Hotel Group has appointed Heidi Hamblen director of sales and marketing for the AC Hotel Portland Downtown/Waterfront, located at 158 Fore St. The luxury hotel, across from Ocean Gateway pier II, features a chic minimalist European design and includes 178 guest rooms, 40-seat restaurant, outdoor patio and 2,700 sq. ft. of meeting space.
“The AC is nothing like any hotel I have previously been part of; it’s modern, thoughtful, discerning, and offers a unique experience for every guest. I am very excited to be part of Marriott’s newest European lifestyle brand and the only hotel in Portland, ME with unobstructed views of Casco Bay. I look forward to leading a dedicated and passionate sales team,” notes Hamblen, in a press release.
A native of Maine, Hamblen earned her Bachelor of Arts from University of Southern Maine in Communication and Media Studies. Before joining Pyramid Hotel Group, she spent five years as the Dual Director of Sales for a Courtyard Marriott and Homewood Suites by Hilton in South Portland, as well as working as a corporate sales manager for Wyndham Hotels.
In 2016, Hamblen was awarded Hilton Sales Leader of the Year. She currently serves as a board member for the Team Kyle Foundation in Scarborough, and also has been a Wish Grantor for Make-A-Wish Maine since April of 2015. She currently resides in Old Orchard Beach with her fiancée and son.
About Pyramid Hotel Group
Pyramid Hotel Group is a privately held, Boston-based hotel company with over 100 hotels and resorts under hotel management and asset management. Pyramid Hotel Group, ranked among the largest U.S. hotel management company by independent sources, provides hotel management, asset management and project management services to a broad array of hotel assets. Pyramid Hotel Group is a franchisee of all major hotel brand companies and an operator of independent four- and five-star hotels and resorts. Additional information is available at pyramidhotelgroup.com.