New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) January 27, 2007
The JW Marriot New Orleans is pleased to announce the appointment of David Cole as director of sales and marketing. Cole brings a decade of wide-ranging hospitality experience to the four-star New Orleans luxury hotel in the heart of the Crescent City.
In his new role, Cole will be overseeing all sales and marketing activities. The New Orleans, LA hotel, located in the middle of the Central Business District, offers 494 well-appointed guestrooms and suites. The hotel boasts 19,000 square-feet of upscale meeting and event space, complete with 20 meeting rooms, including the magnificent Ile de France grand ballroom. Additionally, the hotel features a lauded New Orleans restaurant, one of the top five steakhouses in the country, Shula's Steakhouse.
"The JW Marriott New Orleans' strategic location, just steps from famed French Quarter and in the middle of the Central Business District, makes it an ideal address for both business and leisure travelers," Cole said. "I'm looking forward to leading the JW's sales team and helping to significantly grow all market segments in the coming year."
Cole's appointment follows his most recent position as the director of sales at the Chicago Marriott Downtown. Prior to that, he held the post of director of sales at the InterContinental Chicago. Before joining InterContinental, Cole spent seven years at various Hilton properties in Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis and Hawaii. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.
About the JW Marriott Hotel New Orleans
The luxurious New Orleans, Louisiana hotel, located downtown, features sophisticated elegance and old world charm. The newly renovated hotel offers a variety of New Orleans vacation packages complemented by its location in the heart of the city. A stay at this downtown hotel puts you just steps from unique entertainment and world-class attractions, including the French Quarter, Convention Center and Aquarium of the Americas. The famous New Orleans restaurant inside the hotel, Don Shula's Steakhouse, is bound to tame the best of appetites, and the 19,000 square feet of flexible event and meeting space accommodates a variety of events. Rediscover beautiful downtown New Orleans and experience luxury in an intimate setting at the JW Marriott Hotel New Orleans. For reservations or more information on the JW Marriot New Orleans, call 504.525.6500, or visit http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/MSYJW.