Rita Arnold joined Avista Hotels & Resorts in May 1988. She has served as a General Manager for over 25 years, including overseeing construction and preopening of the new Hilton Garden Inn Orlando UCF area hotel. Rita was elected the General Manager of the year by Hilton Worldwide in 2003. Before she became a General Manager, she served as Sales and Marketing Director. Currently Rita is working at the Avista Corporate Office and assists both Avista’s Corporate teams and Hotel General Managers and their teams.