Bay View Collection Announces New Group Sales & Events Manager

By Bay View Collection | Jan 04, 2018
Samara Oliver, Group Sales & Events Manager

CAMDEN, ME, January 4, 2018 - Press Release - Bay View Collection, a small group of distinctive, luxury boutique hotels in Camden, Maine whose properties include the Lord Camden Inn, Grand Harbor Inn, and 16 Bay View, would like to announce and congratulate Samara Oliver for assuming the role of Group Sales & Events Manager.

Samara Oliver has worked for the Bay View Collection since early spring, 2017. Initially hired as a Manager Trainee Intern as part of her graduate studies coursework at Husson University in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Samara quickly excelled to the role of Guest Services Manager at the end of her internship this past summer. Upon final completion of her coursework last month and receiving her Master’s Degree, we are pleased to announce that Samara will be assuming the position of Group Sales & Events Manager for the Bay View Collection. “We are very excited for Samara to take over this role that has been vacant since early fall. We feel Samara is an ideal fit for this position, combining her strong working knowledge of the Bay View Collection as a Guest Services Manager with her advanced studies in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Husson University”, says Matthew Levin, Director of Hotels & Marketing. Erick Anderson, General Manager of the Bay View Collection exclaims, “Samara’s drive, professionalism, and outstanding customer service skills will be a great asset to our organization and I look forward to working with her in this new capacity.”

The primary responsibilities of the Group Sales & Events Manager is to generate group sales for special events including weddings, banquets, corporate retreats, social events and parties, and to promote our catering services, utilizing function space and guest rooms offered by all 3 of our luxury boutique hotels, 16 Bay View, Lord Camden Inn, and Grand Harbor Inn.

When asked about her new role, Samara says, “I am extremely excited and honored to take on this position. Being a part of the Bay View Collection has been so wonderful. It has been a dream of mine to plan and execute events of all kinds. My goal is to plan every event with an open mindset, but make sure it’s fun. I tell my guests that the sky is the limit and I am here to do anything and everything I can for their special occasion.”

For anyone interested in hosting their next corporate meeting or group event at 16 Bay View, contact Samara Oliver at 207-706-7990.

About the Bay View Collection

Since 1984, Lord Camden Inn has been recognized as Camden’s premier downtown boutique hotel, boasting unsurpassed service, comfort and elegance. With 36 luxurious rooms & suites, the Inn combines old-world architecture with modern-day comfort, service and amenities. Located in the center of town, the Inn is the closest to Camden's fine shops, galleries, restaurants, the Harbor Park Amphitheater and waterfront boardwalk. Lord Camden Inn offers an affordable luxury Inn experience that will lure you back again and again.

Grand Harbor Inn is Camden’s only luxury waterfront hotel. Located at Bay View Landing, the Grand Harbor Inn’s exquisitely well-appointed waterfront rooms and suites offer guests unparalleled views of Camden Harbor and the Islands of Penobscot Bay. Featuring private balconies, gas fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and separate glass showers, large screen LCD TV’s, high speed wireless internet, the Inn blends all the contemporary comforts and amenities guests expect with a rustic old-world, warm and elegant feel.

Camden’s newest luxury hotel, 16 Bay View is the transformation of a 100-year-old industrial brick building into a one-of-a-kind 21-room boutique hotel that delivers 
an authentic Camden, Maine experience. Located on Bay View Street, amid a thriving shopping district full of galleries, fine restaurants and boutiques, just footsteps from Camden Harbor, we created something special – a distinctive jewel in the heart of Camden. Inspired by the bold structural elements and unique architectural features of the building, 16 Bay View evokes a sophisticated style, offering guests an oasis of warmth, comfort, and tranquility.

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