Comfort Inn hires G.M, signs contract

The Comfort Inn in Fort Dodge has hired a new general manager and has signed a management contract with Venerts Hotel Management Inc.

April King will serve as the new general manager and will be responsible for all aspects of general hotel operations including guest services, sales and marketing. Prior to joining the Comfort Inn, King held a general manager position at the Americinn and other positions in the hotel industry.

Venerts Hotel Management Inc., headquartered in Watertown, S.D., has been hired as the hotel management company.

The Comfort Inn is at 2938 Fifth Ave. S. and is owned by Shivam Hospitality. The Comfort Inn brand is franchised by Choice Hotels International Inc., one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors.