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 Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Fred Julius as
General Manager for The Northland Inn
in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota


THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS, February 2004…Benchmark Hospitality has formally
announced the appointment of Fred Julius as general manager for The Northland Inn, a 231-guestsuite property located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, near Minneapolis.  Laura Neumann, vice president for Benchmark, made the announcement.

Fred Julius brings over 20 years of hospitality management experience to his new
position at The Northland Inn.  Previously, Mr. Julius was general manager of hospitality for the exclusive Bald Head Island Resort, located on Bald Head Island, which is at the mouth of the Cape Fear River across from Southport, North Carolina.  

Prior to this, he was director of operations at Founders Inn, a Benchmark property located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  He also served as general manager of The Council House and Wingspread, both Benchmark Hospitality properties located in Racine, Wisconsin. 

Mr. Julius was previously director of operations at Casperkill Country Club, a Benchmark country club located in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Before this, he was club manager at Heritage Country Club, located in Johnson City, New York.

Fred Julius began his hospitality career in food & beverage, serving as executive chef and subsequently senior food & beverage director at the Palisades Executive Conference Center located in Palisades, New York.   Mr. Julius is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University located in Providence, Rhode Island.  

The Northland Inn ( ) is a 231-guestsuite luxury hotel located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis. The property features a fine dining room for private parties, as well as public casual dining in America's Harvest.  The outstanding facilities, together with a conference center and an on-site fitness center and indoor pool, combined with superior service and attention to detail, have made The Northland Inn a consistent industry leader.  

Benchmark Hospitality, an independent hospitality management company based in The Woodlands, Texas, operates resorts, conference centers and hotels both domestically and internationally.  For locations of Benchmark Hospitality properties and for additional information, visit Benchmark's Website at


The Woodlands, Texas

Ken Ellens
(201) 758-2864 / (201) 758-2865-Fax

Also See: Laura A. Neumann Promoted To Benchmark Hospitality Vice President / Mar 2001
Roy A. Young Appointed Managing Director for The Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta / Sept 2003

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