St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 4, 2010
Officials of Davidson Hotel Company (DHC), one of the nation's largest hotel management companies, today announced that Stephen has been named Director of Sales of the 393-room Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. In his new role, he will lead the sales and catering team efforts focused on business development in the areas of Group, Catering, and Business Transient Travel. Stephen's marketing priorities will include connecting with planners searching for St. Louis, Missouri, conference rooms and travelers who are looking for Lambert Airport hotels featuring St. Louis weekend get-a-ways with escape shopping packages, romance packages and park & fly options.
"With more than 20 years of hospitality experience, Stephen has the core expertise to quickly become a contributing member of the Renaissance St. Louis' team," said Bill Fontes, general manager. "His areas of expertise include team leadership, development and implementation of strategic business plans, sales training and the spirit to win."
"Renovations to convention space and guestrooms that took place in 2007/2008 make it an exciting time to lead the sales and marketing efforts at the Renaissance," said Stephen. "This unique hotel is redefining upscale accommodations with luxurious amenities and well-appointed facilities."
Prior to joining the hotel, Stephen was Director of Sales & Marketing with the St. Louis Marriott West. Additionally, his work experience in the industry includes major hotel brands such as Marriott, Hilton and Starwood.
The Renaissance St. Louis Airport is conveniently located one-half mile southeast of Lambert International Airport, offering easy access to major highways and is only 15 minutes northwest of downtown St. Louis. Guest rooms at the St. Louis luxury hotel are lavishly appointed featuring extravagant pillow top mattresses, down comforters and stylish work and seating areas. Featuring a total of 37,000 square feet of meeting space, the hotel can accommodate groups of 10 to 1,100 people. Hotel amenities include fitness center, indoor swimming pool, heated outdoor pool and whirlpool. Dining options include T-Bone Trattoria, an Italian steakhouse, Caffe Espresso Coffee House offering Starbucks coffee and lighter dining fare and Curtain Club Bar, the hotel's upscale lobby bar which offers sandwiches and appetizers. Additional information on the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel may be found on their website, http://www.marriott.com/stlsa.
About Davidson Hotel Company
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Davidson Hotel Company is an award-winning, full-service hotel owner and third-party management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. The company currently owns and/or manages 37 upscale, independent and branded hotels with nearly 10,000 rooms across the United States, including such affiliations as Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt, Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Marriott, Renaissance, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. Additional information on Davidson may be found at the company's Web site, http://www.davidsonhotels.com.
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