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Rob McCulloch Named Director of Sales and Marketing for the
807-room Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Washington, DC – March 20, 2013
– Rob McCulloch has been named Director of Sales and Marketing of the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.  In his new role, Mr. McCulloch is responsible for the sales and marketing efforts for 807 newly renovated stylish guestrooms and suites, over 64,000 square feet of updated pre-function and event space, two restaurants and a lobby bar. Mr. McCulloch comes to the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from the area sales team where he led the sales organization for ten hotels since September 2010.

With nearly 14 years at Marriott International, Mr. McCulloch began his career as a sales manager of the iconic Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Over the years, McCulloch has held various director level positions supporting both individual hotel and area sales efforts including: director of sales at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, area director of sales at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront and Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor and the director of sales and marketing at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.  Throughout these roles, he has gained experience leading the direct sales efforts for all of the brands across Marriott’s portfolio.

Mr. McCulloch graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in hospitality and tourism management.  He is looking forward to being active in the local chapters of industry organizations and working closely with the association, corporate and government communities in his new role. He currently resides with his wife and three children in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown hotel is situated at 999 9th Street at K Street, NW across from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and is close to a myriad of dining, nightlife, and shopping experiences in Washington DC’s Chinatown & Penn Quarter districts. With 64,000 square feet of flexible function space and 30 breakout rooms, the hotel is considered to be a premier meeting & convention destination.  The hotel is home to Vida Fitness featuring 6,000 square feet of state-of-the art cardio, strength and resistance equipment and the 4,000 square foot Aura spa offering a variety of therapeutic customized treatments.  Within walking distance to the Penn Quarter neighborhood and Verizon Center, the hotel is near the Gallery Place Metro Station on the red, green and yellow lines.  For more information or reservations contact your travel professional, call the hotel directly at (202) 898-9000 or visit www.dcrenaissance.com

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Contact:

Mark Indre or Kristen Palmisano
Renaissance Hotels
(202) 626-2600 or (301) 380-2811
mark.indre@marriott.com or
kristen.palmisano@marriott.com


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