News for the Hospitality Executive
O'Malley Appointed Director
of Sales and Marketing
for The Magnolia Hotel Houston
June 2, 2009 (HOUSTON)—The Magnolia Hotel Houston today announced Arlene M. O’Malley has been named Director of Sales and Marketing for the 314-room boutique hotel, located in the heart of downtown Houston.
“Arlene O’Malley brings more than 20 years of director-level sales experience in the hospitality industry, and we are delighted to welcome her to The Magnolia Houston,” said John Remmers, general manager. “Arlene’s expertise and strong familiarity with the Houston market will undoubtedly be an asset to The Magnolia. We’re excited for current and prospective clients to meet and work with Arlene.”
O’Malley previously served as director of sales and marketing for the Hotel ZaZa in Houston’s Museum District. Her experience also includes serving as director of sales and marketing for The Warwick Hotel in Houston, and in the same role at the Doubletree Hotel at Post Oak, a Hilton property where she served for 13 years. O’Malley also worked in the hospitality industry at the Doubletree Hotel at Intercontinental Airport, the Lincoln Hotel Post Oak in Houston, and the Sheraton Hotel Century Center in Oklahoma City.
The beautiful Magnolia Hotel opened in 2003 in Houston's most renowned downtown structure, the former Post Dispatch building. The Magnolia Hotel offers high-speed wireless Internet access; an on-site fitness center offering new, high-tech equipment; a rooftop pool and Jacuzzi; and a luxurious Club Room lounge and billiards area with plasma televisions. The Magnolia’s prime location is close to Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, and the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets; the Houston Aquarium; Bayou Place and the theater district. Visit www.magnoliahotelhouston.com for more info.
About Magnolia Hotels
The Magnolia hotels are upscale boutique hotels catering to the sophisticated traveler, operated by Denver-based Magnolia Hotels, a privately held hotel management and development company. The company focuses on development, management, acquisition, re-branding, new construction and conversion of existing independent hotel properties. The core product line consists of award-winning, independent boutique hotels that offer a comfort, personality and style unlike that of trendy or branded hotels. Stylish interiors are designed with local flair. Comfort is fashioned through warm personal spaces such as signature Club rooms and restful suites. The company currently operates Magnolia hotels in Denver, Dallas, Houston and Omaha and is exploring other markets for additional growth opportunities. Magnolia Hotels also is actively seeking to acquire new hotel management contracts. For more information, visit www.magnoliahotels.com.
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