Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 7, 2008
Keith Hensley was appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the largest hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA, located in the heart of Peachtree Center.
The 24-year industry veteran will oversee development and execution of all marketing initiatives for the premier Atlanta convention facility, which debuts a $138 million dollar renovation, 160,000 square-feet of versatile meeting space, the world's largest atrium, and 1,663 exquisitely designed guest rooms and 94 spectacular suites.
Hensley was formerly the Director of Sales & Marketing for Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Memphis, TN, and has proven to be a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a strong track record of performance in high-paced environments, while commanding the utmost respect from hospitality industry professionals. He co-authored "Guiding Principles" for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau to aid in creating a better synergy among their sales team and the hotel sales team. Outstanding accolades during the course of his career have included being named Marriott International Central Region Property Sales Leader of the Year (2005) and Marriott International Global Event Team of the Year (2005), just to name a few. Hensley holds a BBA in Hotel Management from Belmont University in Nashville and currently resides in Atlanta with his wife Jill and sons Sam and Caleb.
Located only 10 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis is within close proximity to the Georgia World Congress Center, Phillips Arena, Georgia Dome, Turner Field, World of Coca Cola, and the Georgia Aquarium. For more information, or to book a meeting, please call (404) 521-0000, (800) 780-0983, or visit http://www.rediscovermarquis.com.
About Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Rediscover the sophisticated Atlanta Marriott Marquis, a destination downtown Atlanta hotel conveniently located in Peachtree Center, offering an indoor connection to MARTA and a short 15 minute ride to Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. This contemporary Atlanta, GA hotel is steps from the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and few blocks from CNN Center, Georgia World Congress Center, Philips Arena, and Georgia Dome. The breathtaking atrium is marked by the 50-foot color changing sail of Pulse, a classically cool cocktail lounge and the new iconic symbol of this downtown Atlanta, Georgia hotel. Take pleasure in freshly renovated guestrooms, including 1663 luxurious rooms and 94 spacious suites, boasting lavish conveniences and amazing skyline views. Delight in Sear, a new signature restaurant offering fire-inspired cuisine, or enjoy the lively ambiance of High Velocity, a trendy sports bar. Experience the electrifying transformation of the unrivaled Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA.
For more information or to make a reservation call 404-521-0000 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlmq-atlanta-marriott-marquis/.