News for the Hospitality Executive
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – APRIL 29, 2009 – Meryl
Kirschenberg has been named Director of Sales & Marketing at The
Westin St. Francis and Area Director for Starwood Hotels & Resorts,
In her new positions, Kirschenberg is responsible for leading the sales and marketing team at The Westin St. Francis and Starwood’s citywide sales force. In these roles, she will provide strategic direction and implement successful sales and marketing tactics to achieve hotel revenue goals. Kirschenberg’s other main job duties include driving the public relations and advertising efforts for The Westin St Francis and providing support to Starwood Hotels’ sales and marketing efforts within Northern California.
Kirschenberg brings more than 30 years of
sales and marketing experience in the hospitality industry to her new
positions. Over the course of her extensive career, she has overseen
the acquisition and transformation of many large-scale, full-service
hotels around the country. Employed since 1995 by Starwood Hotels and
Inc., Kirschenberg was most recently Director of Pre-Opening Strategy
and Operations, New Builds and Transitions where she focused on the
opening and relaunch of several W and St. Regis properties in
About The Westin St. FrancisOpened more than a century ago on March 21, 1904, The Westin St. Francis still today maintains its preeminence as
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 930 properties in approximately 97 countries and 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched AloftSM, and ElementSM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
Marketing & Communications Manager
The Westin St. Francis
Chamberlin Public Relations
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