Knightdale, NC, December 4, 2017:  Wilmington, NC based Crown Hotel & Travel Management is excited to announce the hiring of Vyttara (Tara) Nelson as the General Manager of their newest hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites Knightdale Raleigh.  The new Hampton Inn & Suites is expected to open December 20th on 405 Hinton Oaks Boulevard in Knightdale. Nelson has over 15 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. She has worked in several capacities from Director of Sales to General Manager with such brands as Marriott and Carlson hotels.

CEO and President of Crown Hotel & Travel Management Barry Eagle explains that it was more than Nelson’s experience that made her the right fit for Knightdale. “Tara has a vibrant, upbeat energy about her that   I think is really beneficial when it comes to inspiring our guests and staff.”  Nelson expressed that she is excited for what is to come with the opening of this new hotel. “I love Knightdale so much. It has a very youthful demographic and I believe having a Hampton Inn in the market is a win/win for our guests and the community.”


Crown Hotel & Travel Management is an owner, operator, and third-party management company based in Wilmington, North Carolina with 11 properties throughout North and South Carolina, and Virginia. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under several brands including: Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, and Choice Hotels. Crown Hotel & Travel Management has won many prestigious awards with their hotels and is quickly becoming one of the Southeast’s top management companies. For more information, please visit our website at


Contact: Jacqueline Glenwright

Crown Hotel & Travel Management

Phone: (910) 509-1707

Fax: (910) 777-5356

Mailing Address: 3722 Shipyard Blvd, Suite C, Wilmington, NC 28403