WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (August 13, 2012) – John Loyacano has been appointed as Director of Operations for the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, located in Windsor Locks, CT. In his new role, Loyacano is responsible for overseeing all rooms and food & beverage departments of the hotel, including budgeting, scheduling, associate training and development, inventory, as well as strict adherence to all Sheraton and Waterford Hotel Group standards. The 237-room Sheraton Hartford is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., a national hotel and convention center management firm.

Loyacano began his hospitality career with Waterford Hotel Group in 2004 at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, CT, and has served in various capacities at multiple Waterford properties including the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, CT, Residence Inn by Marriott in Danbury, CT, the Courtyard by Marriott and Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH and most recently, as Director of Rooms for the 393-room Hilton Hartford in CT.

“We are excited to welcome John to the Sheraton Hartford,” said Anish Patney, General Manager for the hotel. “His extensive knowledge of Waterford’s operating procedures and philosophy makes him a welcomed addition to our team.”

Loyacano holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management from Penn State University. He currently resides in West Hartford, CT.

About the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport
The 237-room full-service hotel is the only hotel located within the Bradley airport complex, with an elevator from the indoor, underground 300-car parking garage providing direct access to the hotel and Bradley International Airport terminals. The Sheraton Bradley has been renovated to include new bedding, bathrooms and amenities. On-site amenities of the 10-story hotel include a Concierge Floor and lounge, an indoor swimming pool and complete exercise facility, high speed Internet access, fifteen meeting rooms, a full-service restaurant, lounge, Starbucks Cafe and grand ballroom to accommodate meeting and banquet functions up to 400 people. The hotel offers several unique packages, including a stay, park, and fly package. 

About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group has experience operating virtually every type of hotel property, including select service properties, all-suite hotels, conference centers, and large full service and resort properties. The company’s approach to hotel development and operations is hands-on, and features frequent site visits and constant communication with customers and partners. Additionally, Waterford Hotel Group offers centralized accounting, financial reporting, strategic marketing, human resources, and day-to-day operations management systems to increase market share and profitability at all properties. For more information, visit the company’s website at