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Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Names Rick Turner,
Corporate Director, Revenue Management
Metairie LA (November 30, 2003) -- Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C., a hotel management company with 12 hotels (9 owned and managed, 3 managed) in seven states, has named Roderick Turner as Corporate Director, Revenue Management.

Mr. Turner comes to Expotel with 16 years of hospitality industry experience, including corporate and property level expertise in revenue management and hotel business systems implementation. He was Regional Director, Revenue Management for twelve hotels in the Southeast Region for Starwood Hotels in 2001; and Regional Director, Revenue Management, for thirty hotels in the Southeast Region for Hilton Hotels in 2000. Most recently he was Director of Revenue Management for the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. As Senior Manager, Revenue Strategy for Promus from 1995 through 1999, he developed and implemented the role of revenue management strategy for Promus Hotel Corporation.  Mr. Turner began his career in the industry as Assistant General Manager for the Embassy Suites Hotel in Bloomington MN in 1989 after graduating from the University of Nebraska in Omaha in 1988 with an Accounting degree. He then went on to consult to Embassy Suites, Inc. as property management and reservation system consultant. He was Editor of Revenue Generator, a monthly revenue management news publication. Mr. Turner reports to Jeff Iavarone, Vice President, Marketing.

“We welcome Rick Turner to Expotel as a tremendous asset to the corportate team and our individual hotels,” said Mr. Iavarone in making the announcement. “His track record for incorporating philosophy, strategy and tactics to result in measurable performance growth will help us maximize our hotels' efforts as the industry continues to recover.”

Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. was created in 2001 by New Orleans investors who own $200 million in hotel real estate assets including the Doubletree Hotel New Orleans, for 15 years the most successful Doubletree Hotel in the group. Ranked 57th among the Top 100 Management Companies list complied by Hotel Business, the company’s hotels include the Hilton Rialto in Melbourne FL, one of the top 20 hotels in the Hilton chain and the histroic Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans. For more information about Expotel Hospitality management capabilities call 504-212-1492 or visit <>.

Jeff Iavarone
Expotel Hospitality Services, LLC
401 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Suite 102 
New Orleans LA 70005
T: 504-212-1492
Also See: Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Appoints 3 Senior Hotel Executives / November 2003
Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Names Jeff Iavarone, Vice President Marketing / October 2003
Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Secures Two Management Contracts; Doubletree Denver North and the St. Christopher in New Orleans / May 2003
Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Names Jeff Iavarone, Vice President Marketing / October 2003

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