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 Scott Robison Named Director of Sales for
Lansdowne Resort, Virginia


LANSDOWNE, Virginia, June 2004 - Benchmark Hospitality has announced the appointment of Scott Robison as director of sales for Lansdowne Resort, the capital region's premier, full-service resort and executive conference facility.  Gerard Dumont, vice president and general manager for Lansdowne, made the announcement.

Mr. Robison comes to Lansdowne Resort from the Hilton Washington and the Capital Hilton, both located in Washington, DC.  At these properties he served in the role of assistant director of sales. 

During his tenure with Hilton, Robinson was the recipient of the "Annual Excellence in Sales Award" for 2003, given by the Hilton Hotels Corporation.  Prior to this, he served in sales manager positions of increasing responsibility for Doubletree Hotels located in Maryland, Colorado and Virginia.

Scott Robison received his Bachelors Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Virginia Tech, located Blacksburg, Virginia.

Managed by Benchmark Hospitality, the Lansdowne Resort is located eight miles from Washington Dulles International airport and 35 miles from Washington, DC.  The 305-room property is set on 205 acres of secluded countryside.  Amenities include an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones, Jr. championship golf course, health club and spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, three lighted tennis courts and four restaurants and lounge.  A second championship course, designed by Greg Norman, will open in June of 2005.

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas

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

Also See: LaSalle Hotel Properties Acquires the 296-room Lansdowne Resort for $115.8 million; Benchmark Hospitality Continues as Manager / June 2003
Hal Powell Receives Benchmark's Director of Sales & Marketing of the Year Award / March 2003

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