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Michael Newman as Director of Sales & Marketing
at Millennium UN Plaza, New York

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.November 7, 2007 (New York, NY) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Newman as Director of Sales & Marketing at Millennium UN Plaza, New York. Bringing more than a decade of hospitality sales and marketing experience to his new position, Newman oversees all sales, marketing, catering and convention services at the 427-room hotel located in the pulsing global heart of Midtown on Manhattan’s East Side.

“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the Millennium team here in New York,” said David Renker, who also recently joined Millennium Hotels & Resorts as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “One of the first rules of sales and marketing is ‘know your market,’ and Michael’s hands-on experience in the city and its surrounding area will prove a great asset to Millennium’s U.N. Plaza hotel and our brand.”

Newman comes to Millennium from Doubletree Guest Suites-Times Square, where he led sales efforts for the only all-suite hotel in the bustling tourist center of New York City. Previously, he enjoyed a 12-year tenure with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, including as Director of Sales & Marketing at Grand Hyatt New York; Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City, New Jersey; and various managerial sales posts at Hyatt properties in the Washington, DC, area.

A native of Long Island, NY, Newman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management from Johnson & Wales University in 1994. He currently resides in Long Island, NY, with his wife Kerrianne and his 15-month-old son Aidan.

About the Millennium U.N. Plaza, New York
Located in the heart of Manhattan’s East Side, the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel’s 427 guest rooms, including 45 luxury suites, begin on the 28th floor of the hotel and boast spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, the East River and Brooklyn.  The hotel features the only indoor hotel tennis court in New York City, as well as an indoor swimming pool and fitness center.  The Ambassador Grill & Lounge serves international cuisine and the hotel also offers seven separate conference and banquet rooms.

About Millennium Hotels & Resorts
Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC).  The MHR portfolio includes 14 hotels in the U.S., offering both business and leisure travelers upscale accommodations in  premier locations from major cities to resort areas.  Hotels include the Millennium Broadway and The Premier, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square; the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles; the Millennium Bostonian, overlooking Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market in Boston; and the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, situated on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile.  For more information or reservations, please call 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com.

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 Millennium Hotels & Resorts
www.millenniumhotels.com
 

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