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Marc Pujalet Appointed President and Chief Marketing
Officer for Noble House Hotels and Resorts


SEATTLE, WA (April 21, 2004) -- Noble House Hotels and Resorts announced today that it has appointed Marc Pujalet to the position of president and chief marketing officer.  In this role, Pujalet retains his responsibilities as CMO, and assumes operations responsibility for the Noble House management company. 

“In the year that Marc has been with Noble House, he has achieved tremendous results in the sales and marketing arena and demonstrated a dynamic leadership style that has been a great asset to our company,” said Jake Donoghue, chief executive officer, Noble House Hotels and Resorts.  “I am thrilled to see Marc step into the role as president and help position our company for future growth,” added Donoghue.

As Noble House president, Pujalet will have direct oversight for hotel operations, training, human resources, sales and marketing, hotel finance and marketing information, technology, communications, revenue management, distribution, retail, restaurants, food and beverage and spas. 

This move continues a 27-year career in the travel industry for Pujalet that includes key milestones with the Seattle-King County Convention & Visitors Bureau (SKCCVB) and Westin Hotels & Resorts. During his four years with the SKCCVB, he led an aggressive effort to re-brand Seattle as a destination of choice for national and international travelers.  As vice president of sales & marketing for Westin, Pujalet led the revitalization of the company’s sales and marketing organization, including creation of a dramatic, award-winning advertising campaign, a new frequent-guest program and a 24% increase in hotel revenues.

Noble House Hotels and Resorts is a privately held hotel management and development company based in Seattle, Washington.  The company owns and manages 12 boutique hotels and resorts located in seven states and spanning the four coastal corners of the U.S.  Founded in 1980, the Noble House collection includes such renowned properties as The Adolphus in Dallas, Texas; Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys and The Edgewater in Seattle, Washington.  

Jennifer Ploszaj
Noble House Hotels and Resorts
P: (425) 827-8737 
Also See: Marc Pujalet and Tom Kovacs Appointed to Executive Posts with Noble House Hotels and Resorts / Feb 2003

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