News for the Hospitality Executive
Benchmark Hospitality International Names Ted A. Davis
Vice President Sales & Marketing
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2010 … Benchmark Hospitality International has named Ted A. Davis vice president sales & marketing for the leading, privately-held hospitality management company. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s chief operating officer, made the announcement.
"It is with great pleasure that I welcome Ted to Benchmark Hospitality International," said Mr. Champion. "He brings significant industry knowledge, vast sales and marketing experience, and outstanding leadership skills to his new role. We look forward to Ted being the driving force for Benchmark Hospitality’s sales and marketing organization."
For the past 25 years, Ted Davis has been active in hospitality sales and marketing for major brands within the industry, serving in important leadership positions. Most recently, he was vice president of sales and marketing for Noble House Hotels & Resorts, responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the company’s global sales organization, as well as corporate brand management and marketing.
Previous to this position, Mr. Davis served as regional director of sales & marketing for Wyndham Hotels Corporation, with domestic and international responsibilities for hotels within the Luxury Resorts Division.
Mr. Davis has also held senior sales positions with Hilton Hotels Corporation. While with the global brand, he steadily advanced within sales and marketing to positions of increasing responsibility in several markets, culminating in his appointment as regional director of sales and marketing overseeing 28 properties in multiple brand categories. Earlier positions included serving as director of sales and marketing for properties in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Portland.
Ted Davis is a graduate of Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration. He has been honored by the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau for outstanding sales performance. Mr. Davis is relocating to The Woodlands with his family.
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.
|Also See:||Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints Greg Champion Chief Operating Officer / June 2009|
|Noble House Hotels & Resorts Names John P. Davies, VP of Marketing and Ted A. Davis, VP of Sales / November 2006|