Farmville, VA. (April 17, 2024) – Taylor Hospitality proudly announces the promotion of Melissa Zayas as the Director of Sales for Hotel Weyanoke. Melissa’s journey within the hospitality industry has been marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a dedication to providing unparalleled customer service.

Previously serving as the Assistant General Manager at Hotel Weyanoke, Melissa played a pivotal role in the hotel’s operations, where she fostered strong relationships within the community, enhanced guest experiences, and contributed to the growth and success of the property. Her tenure as Assistant General Manager has provided her with invaluable insights into the unique needs and preferences of Farmville residents and visitors.

As the new Director of Sales, Melissa will forge relationships within Farmville to enhance Hotel Weyanoke’s service to the community. She will oversee all group, event, and banquet affairs, leveraging her operational expertise to deliver uniquely exceptional guest experiences. Taylor Hospitality is thrilled to have such a dedicated professional as part of the community. Melissa’s unwavering pursuit of excellence, paired with her deep understanding of the local market, positions her as a vital asset in realizing Taylor Hospitality’s vision for the Hotel Weyanoke.

“Melissa has brought a breath of fresh air to Hotel Weyanoke! With her extensive background in hospitality and dedication to service, she perfectly aligns with our vision. Her genuine care for guests and team members, combined with her strong sales skills, made promoting her to the Director of Sales an effortless decision. We are confident that Melissa will have a significant, positive impact on Farmville and Hotel Weyanoke,” shared Sean Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Hospitality. 

As the newly appointed Director of Sales at Hotel Weyanoke, Melissa embarks on a mission to showcase the hotel’s exquisite event spaces, luxurious accommodations, and top-notch amenities. With a strategic vision to draw in both local guests and visitors from afar, Melissa aims to position Hotel Weyanoke as the premier destination for business meetings, social gatherings, and unforgettable events in the heart of Farmville, VA.

Zayas shared, “I am honored to accept this promotion. As I make Farmville my home I am thankful for the opportunity to grow within the Hotel Weyanoke team. I look forward to building strong relationships with our community and visitors driving growth and success to the hotel and Farmville.”

Nestled in Farmville, Virginia, Hotel Weyanoke stands out as a beacon of luxury. Renowned for its boutique charm, this hotel is a gem among Virginia’s high-end boutique offerings. Its prime location at the heart of Farmville, adjacent to Longwood University and a stone’s throw from Hampton Sydney University, makes it a top choice for travelers, parents, alumni, wedding parties, and businesses exploring Central Virginia. With a central location, guests can easily explore local attractions on foot, although, with three exquisite on-site restaurants, the temptation to stay in is strong. Taproot Tavern, our top-rated restaurant on Trip Advisor and by local acclaim offers a culinary destination experience. On the main level, Effingham’s Coal-Fired Housemade Pizzas, mouthwatering sandwiches, and artfully crafted salads. For an elevated experience, head to Catbird Rooftop Terrace for specialty cocktails, sunset vistas, and commanding panoramic views of charming Farmville.

By fostering strong partnerships within the local community and beyond, Melissa will drive revenue growth, enhance brand visibility, and solidify Hotel Weyanoke’s reputation as the go-to choice for discerning clientele seeking a blend of sophistication, charm, and unparalleled hospitality in Farmville, VA.

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