Brittain Resorts & Hotels Celebrates Patrick Norton's Recognition in Hotel Management's 2024 “Forty Over 40” Honor

Myrtle Beach, SC – Brittain Resorts & Hotels proudly announces that Patrick Norton, Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Managing Partner, has been honored as one of Hotel Management 2024’s Forty over 40. This prestigious accolade is awarded annually to outstanding professionals in the hospitality industry who have demonstrated remarkable innovation and leadership.

Patrick Norton’s journey in the hospitality industry is a narrative of passion, dedication, and strategic prowess. Starting as an hourly reservations agent at Compass Cove in 2001, Norton ascended through the ranks at Brittain Resorts & Hotels, achieving over 10 promotions in his two-decade tenure. In 2023, he was appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Managing Partner, a role that sees him at the forefront of managing a vast portfolio including over 20 resorts, more than 40 food and beverage outlets, and a hospitality call center with over 100 agents.

Under Norton’s leadership, the Sales & Marketing department has flourished, steering the team to generate over $200M annually in reservation sales across more than 4,000 units. His team’s innovative marketing and sales strategies have significantly contributed to the growth and success of Brittain Resorts & Hotels.

Patrick Norton

Norton’s educational background, which includes a degree in Digital Marketing, a Bachelor of Arts in Business, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University – Carey Business School, has been instrumental in his approach to leadership and strategic management in the hospitality industry. Beyond education, his dedication to the industry, which began at the age of 15 in Lake George, New York, is a testament to his lifelong commitment to hospitality and creating memorable experiences for others.

“A passion for enhancing fundamental practices with strategic innovation has been the driving force behind my career,” says Norton. “I am honored to receive this recognition and will continue to strive for excellence in creating unforgettable experiences for our guests and above industry returns for our partners.”

Brittain Resorts & Hotels is thrilled to celebrate Patrick’s achievement and his ongoing contribution to the hospitality industry. His story is not just one of professional success but also a narrative that underscores the power of dedication, strategic vision, and the enduring impact of creating joy through hospitality.

Brittain Resorts & Hotels (BRH) is a full-service hospitality management company providing multi-layered expertise in all disciplines of hotel and resort operations. Since 1943, BRH has been enriching the lives of its team members, guests, partners, and the communities they serve by providing exceptional guest experiences, a supportive work environment, and superior returns. With over 4,000 rooms, suites, and condos in the portfolio, the company currently operates 20 hotels and resorts and 40+ restaurants & bars within the United States.

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