Radisson®, one of the best-recognized hotel brands, today announced that Shawn McWhorter has been appointed general manager of Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown. McWhorter will oversee all staff operations, ensuring that all facets of the newly renovated, 381-room hotel exceed guest expectations.

McWhorter most recently served as director of Operations at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. He has been in the Salt Lake City area for nearly 20 years and has held various management positions, including senior convention and events manager; executive meeting manager; banquet manager and catering service manager; director of Sales & Public Relations; and Director of Front Office in the hospitality industry.

“Mr. McWhorter is an industry veteran and we are pleased to have him join our team,” said Jeffrey Freund, vice president of Operations for owned and managed hotels, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “We feel that his strong leadership skills and track record of providing exemplary guest experiences makes him a perfect fit for our hotel which prides itself on delivering the brand's signature Yes I Can! service.

Radisson Hotel Salt Lake Downtown underwent a complete, multimillion dollar renovation in 2013 and offers accommodations designed for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel features an on-site restaurant and lounge, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness center.

For more information and reservations, visit www.radisson.com or call +1 (800) 333-3333.