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June 14, 2002

Min oversees Inn, Lodge and hotel facilities in Historic Area

Clyde G. Min, a world-class hotelier, has joined the Colonial Williamsburg Company as vice president of Historic Area hospitality operations.

Min is responsible for the comprehensive direction and oversight of the Williamsburg Inn, Providence Hall and the Williamsburg Lodge hotel properties. He also oversees all hospitality-related facilities and operations within the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area including the four historic dining taverns and Colonial Houses historic lodging. Additionally, the Colonial Williamsburg Company food-and-beverage line of business, along with the commissary and laundry, are under his leadership.

Min’s international hospitality career spans more than 25 years with management experience at Regent Hotels, and Rosewood Hotel Group properties in Singapore; Hong Kong; Bangkok, Thailand; the Fiji Islands; Manila, Philippines; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Honolulu, Hawaii.

As general manager of the Marina Mandarin Singapore, Min led the luxury property to become the first hotel in the world to earn triple ISO 9002 certification, a designation for quality management systems.

Most recently, Min was a member of the hospitality leadership team with the Walt Disney World Co. where he garnered national recognition from Cornell University, American Express and the American Hotel Foundation for his Management by Cultural Values program, a leadership philosophy which integrated the corporate values of the Walt Disney Co., the property values of the resort and the personal values of the employees.

“Clyde has a remarkable talent and proven leadership ability,” said John Hallowell, president-hospitality, Colonial Williamsburg Company. “Throughout his career, Clyde has been leading teams to highly positive results and we are eager to have his expertise help shape the future of our business.”

“I feel very privileged to be part of the Colonial Williamsburg family with the shared stewardship of the Historic Area and I look forward to sharing the educational mission of the foundation through great guest hospitality,” said Min.

Min earned a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the School of Travel Industry Management at the University of Hawaii.

He and his wife, Hilda, have a daughter, Christina, 20, and a son, Christopher, 19.

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