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July 14, 2011

Chris Nord Joins Colonial Williamsburg Hotel Sales

Chris Nord has joined Colonial Williamsburg Hotel Sales as director, national accounts. She is responsible for association and corporate conference business in Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Nord was director of national accounts for Hershey Resorts for six years, and prior to that spent nine years at Kingsmill Resort and Spa as assistant conference planner, executive meeting manager and national sales manager.

“Chris has an outstanding background in customer service,” said Tom Spong, director of hotel sales for Colonial Williamsburg. “We are pleased to welcome such a seasoned sales executive to our team.”

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six other restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, 45 holes of golf at the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 67,000 square feet of conference space centered at the renovated and expanded Williamsburg Lodge. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at

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