Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gerald F.
Barrack as General Manager for the Hilton Hotel Parsippany, New Jersey.
Mr. Barrack, a native of New Zealand who has 20 years of hospitality and
management experience, previously worked with Crestline Hotels & Resorts
in Wichita, KS.
“Gerald brings a solid track record of excellence in hotel management,
guest relations and team supervision to his position with Crestline,” said
Dave Durbin, President and CEO of Crestline Hotels and Resorts. “His
experience in successfully growing revenue, coupled with his personnel
management skills, is a combination that will create a winning environment
at the Hilton Parsippany,” added Durbin.
Mr. Barrack re-joins Crestline from Hyatt Hotels, where he was the General
Manager of the Hyatt Regency, Wichita since 1999. Prior to that position,
he was the resident manager at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk,
VA, a former Crestline-managed hotel. He began his hospitality industry
career in his native New Zealand as a management trainee at the Regent of
Auckland. He also worked in Hawaii and Australia, as well as various other
positions with leading hotels on the mainland US. He is a graduate of the
Barton School of Business in Wichita, KS, and of the New Plymouth Boys
High School in New Zealand. Barrack has several industry designations and
has been active in the civic and business community in Wichita. Mr.
Barrack can be reached at 973- 267-7373 or by email at
The Hilton Hotel Parsippany
Located in a serene business campus, just 25 miles from Newark
International Airport, the Hilton Parsippany offers 510 guest rooms and
suites and 30,000 square feet of meeting space. Recently renovated, the
hotel features elegant accommodations and business amenities including an
on-site business center, high-speed Internet access, and a free shuttle
service to local corporations. In addition, the hotel offers a Ruth’s
Chris(R) Steak House on property, as well as The Harvest Restaurant. For
more information or reservations, visit http://www.hiltonhotels.com/ or