News for the Hospitality Executive
Sherry Walker Appointed as Director of Sales for 218-room
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
NEW ORLEANS - March 15, 2011 - The Bourbon Orleans Hotel announced today the appointment of Sherry Walker as director of sales for the 218-room boutique property in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Walker will be responsible for sales team leadership and sales revenue at the property.
“We are delighted to welcome Sherry to the hotel,” said General Manager Mark Wilson. “With 20 years of director-level sales experience, Sherry will be a great asset to the Bourbon Orleans team, guests and clients.”
Most recently Walker was director of sales and marketing for the Chateau Bourbon where she was instrumental in developing several signature events including the Tennessee Williams Festivals Annual Cocktail contest and the annual Kids on Canal event in conjunction with the New Orleans Downtown Development District’s Home for the Holidays.
Walker’s experience also includes director of sales and marketing positions with the Baton Rouge Marriott and the Best Western Richmond Suites. While at the Marriott, she received several commendations including Marriott International’s William R. Tiefel Award of Excellence and Columbia Sussex Top Performer Sales Shop Award.
Walker received a Bachelor of Science in Management degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.
About the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
The Bourbon Orleans Hotel (www.bourbonorleans.com ) is a 218 room, 28 suite luxury property located in the center of the French Quarter of New Orleans, between Royal and Bourbon Streets. It is a leader in small meetings and formal catering events in the city, and offers luxurious amenities such as heated courtyard saltwater pool, Bourbon Oh! Bar, Paillards Restaurant for breakfast and dinner, and high speed internet. The Bourbon Orleans is a member of the New Orleans Hotel Collection.
About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven fine hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, St. Louis Hotel, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and the new Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit the web site: www.neworleanshotelcollection.com.
S. Wilson Joins the Bourbon Orleans Hotel as General Manager /
|Mark Wilson Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing of The Roosevelt in New Orleans / August 2008|
|Interstate Hotels & Resorts Signs Agreement to Manage the 218 room Bourbon Orleans in New Orleans / January 2008|