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Patrick Blangy Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
at Taj Boston
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BOSTON, MA (January 20, 2009) - Patrick Blangy has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Taj Boston. In his new capacity, Mr. Blangy will oversee the marketing, reservations, sales and public relations strategies, managing a staff of twenty-five professionals at this luxury hotel situated in the landmark location of Newbury and Arlington Streets adjacent to the Public Garden.

David Gibbons, General Manager said "Patrick's arrival at Taj Boston signals the next chapter in the hotel's bright future. His over twenty-five years of experience with all business segments within the leisure, corporate and group markets, both in the United States and internationally, enhances the ability of Taj Boston to achieve optimum results during the challenging years ahead."

Mr. Blangy's range of experience as a Director of Marketing & Sales includes the luxurious boutique style hotels of Orient-Express, high profile resorts such as the Grand Wailea Resort & Spa on Maui and a corporate director's position with Renaissance Hotels International. 

"In the two years since the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces flag was raised here," Gibbons added, "Taj Boston has received awards and accolades including most recently being named the 2008 best hotel in Boston and for the second year in a row ranked #22 among the world's top 100 hotels in the latest survey of hotels worldwide by Institutional Investor magazine. We are proud that Patrick Blangy will now direct this established luxury hotel to an even more recognized position nationally and internationally."

About Taj Boston
Taj Boston occupies the city's most prestigious address at Arlington and Newbury Streets. Overlooking the Public Garden, the property is within walking distance of historic sites, theatre and financial districts as well as fashionable boutiques and galleries, and is just four miles from Boston's Logan International Airport. Opened in 1927, it features 273 guestrooms, including 45 suites offering wood-burning fireplaces with the services of a Fireplace Butler.

As a preferred social and business center, Taj Boston is noted for its fine dining in The Café, Afternoon Tea in The Lounge and cocktails in The Bar with live music. The Taj Club Lounge offers exclusive pampering and there is a Fitness Center, the Chanel boutique in the lobby as well as the Cisco TelePresence Room, state-of-the-art business and guest services. Acquired by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in January 2007, Taj Boston joins The Pierre in New York and Campton Place in San Francisco as the U.S. members of Taj Hotels' luxury division. For reservations, contact (877) 482-5267 toll-free or visit www.tajhotels.com/boston. 

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest groups of hotels comprising 64 hotels in 45 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Mauritius, Malaysia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Rajput palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality, has recently completed the centenary of its landmark hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower, Mumbai. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.

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Contact:

Megan Mulcahy
212-851-8425
megan@sheiladonnelly.com

 

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Also See: The Ritz-Carlton Boston Being Sold to Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces for $170 million; Hotel to be Rebranded Taj Boston, David M. Gibbons Named General Manager / November 2006

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Assumes Ownership of the 80-year-old Beaux Arts Hotel Facing the Boston Public Garden; The Taj Boston is Taj Hotels' Second U.S. Hotel / January 2007
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