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Sam Jagger Joins Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica,
California as Director of Sales and Marketing


CALIFORNIA, September 2008 – Sam Jagger joins the leadership team of the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows as Director of Sales and Marketing.  Mr. Jagger’s most recent post was at the Palms Place Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas, where he held the same title. Prior he worked with the Morgans Hotel Group (2000-2007) in various capacities including Director of Marketing and Associate Director of Sales at the Mondrian LA Hotel property and Regional Director of Sales Miami at Delano Shore Club and Mondrian South Beach Hotel property. 
 
Sam began his career with Morgans Hotel Group as a Sales Manager with Ian Schrager Hotels in London. Sam has also held management positions with Hilton Hotels (1998/1999).  
 
Ellis O’Connor, General Manager, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows shares, “it is with great pleasure that I introduce Sam to the southern California hotel community.  He brings with him years of experience in the hospitality industry and a proven track record of success.  His global expertise coupled with his impressive leadership initiative and sales savvy is sure to be an asset to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.” 
 
Jagger will manage a team of 12 sales professionals; he will also be responsible for marketing the 302 room California classic property located atop the Santa Monica bluffs.
 
Holding a degree in Hotel Catering and Institutional Management from the University of Hudderfield in England, Sam and his wife, Melinda along with their two dogs plan to reside in Santa Monica.  In his free time Sam enjoys golf, travel, food and wine. 
 
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel is nestled at the top of the bluffs in Santa Monica, and boasts unparallel views of the Pacific Ocean.  The 302-room hotel with its 32 unique California-style bungalows and home to exhale spa is conveniently located just 20 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport, one mile from Santa Monica’s Main Street, steps away from Third Street Promenade and within close proximity of Beverly Hills, Hollywood and the Getty Center.  Handsomely-appointed guest rooms with full ocean views and private balconies, The Koi Pond, fitness center facilities (including an outdoor heated pool), over 25,000 square feet of meeting space and business services are offered in this seaside paradise.  For reservations, please contact a travel professional or the hotel directly at telephone (310) 310/576-7777, facsimile (310) 319-3140 or visit the website at www.fairmont.com.
 
A leader in the global hospitality industry, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is an extraordinary collection of luxury hotels, which includes iconic landmarks like Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City, Fairmont The Norfolk, Nairobi and London’s The Savoy, reopening in 2009. Fairmont hotels are one-of-a-kind properties where sophisticated travelers can discover culturally rich experiences that are authentic to the destination. Situated in some of the most exclusive and pristine areas in the world, Fairmont is committed to responsible tourism and is an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont's portfolio includes 56 distinctive hotels, with plans to develop over 25 new properties in the coming years in destinations as diverse as Shanghai, Morocco and Anguilla.
 
Fairmont is owned by Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, a leading global hotel company with 91 hotels worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded Residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties.  For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com.
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Contact:

Michelle Heston
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts 
707/ 939- 2477
michelle.heston@fairmont.com
 

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Also See: Fairmont Appoints Thomas Klein Regional Vice President, California And General Manager Fairmont San Francisco / February 2008
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