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Frederick W. Sawyers III Named Hotel Manager
of the Hilton New Orleans Riverside

New Orleans, LA (September 18, 2003) Frederick W. Sawyers III was named Hotel Manager of the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, a 1,600-room full-service hotel located next door to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Hilton New Orleans Airport located adjacent to the Louis Armstrong International Airport. 

With over 18 years of hospitality experience, Sawyers began his career in the Northwest US as a management trainee and front office manager for hotels such as the Westin St. Francis and Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, CA. From 1994

Frederick W. Sawyers III
to 1998, he assumed operations positions for a variety of hotels including the Residence Inn by Marriott and Fountain Suites Hotel in Sacramento, CA and Doubletree Hotel Portland – Lloyd Center in Portland, OR.  His management career further developed in 1998 as he served as the hotel manager of the Doubletree Hotel Columbia River/Jantzen Beach and Hilton Portland & Executive Tower all of Portland, Oregon. 

“Fred brings a wealth of knowledge to the Riverside and Airport that will further our goals for 2004 and beyond,” stated Paul Buckley, Area Vice President and General Manager. “His personality and drive will allow him to quickly adapt to his new surroundings and lead these hotels to their full potential.” 

A graduate of Stanford University, Sawyers served as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Oregon Lodging Association; as a representative of the Portland Utility Review board and as Treasurer and Board of Director of the Sacramento Hotel Association. 

Located on the picturesque banks of the Mississippi River, the 1,600-room Hilton New Orleans Riverside offers every convenience to business and vacation travelers. It is adjacent to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and within walking distance of the Central Business District. 

Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company.  The company develops, owns, manages or franchises approximately 2,000 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties.

 Aleis H. Tusa
 (504) 558-7778
Also See: Hilton New Orleans Riverside Expands Existing $35 Million Renovation / April 2002

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