August 8, 2017
(Sequim, WA) Justin Hanshew has been hired as the new Operations Manager at the Holiday Inn Express, Sequim. Said Bret Wirta, Wirta Hospitality Worldwide CEO and hotel owner, “Justin brings an incredible amount of experience to our management staff, including working and managing marquee hotels in Las Vegas.”
Justin was born and raised in Las Vegas. His hospitality career took him from there to Salt Lake City where he gained valuable experience with branded hotels such as Starwood, Hyatt and especially Intercontinental Hotels Group, where he became proficient on the Holiday Inn Express property management system.
When visiting the Olympic Peninsula, Justin fell in love with the Pacific Northwest lifestyle. He moved to Port Angeles in 2016.
Said Namaste Cousins, Holiday Inn Express Assistant General Manager, “Justin is going to be an important member of my team. His management, experience, and his knowledge of our reservation system will allow me to spend more time marketing our hotel and conference center. That will be a win for tourism across the Olympic Peninsula.”