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John Boulware Named Director of Operations
at Hotel Derek, Houston


HOUSTON (September 10, 2004) – Hotel Derek, Houston’s most fashionable address for business and leisure travelers, announced today that John C. Boulware has joined the property as Director of Operations. In this role, Boulware will oversee all hotel operation functions, including the front desk, bell stand, concierge, valet parking and house keeping departments.

“We are pleased to welcome John, a highly qualified and experienced leader in the hotel industry, to our team,” said 

John C. Boulware
Steven Andre, general manager of Hotel Derek. “John will be a valuable strategic asset as we continue our growth in this highly competitive environment.”

Boulware has more than 15 years experience in the travel and hospitality industry, with expertise ranging from management to accounting and operations. Prior to joining Hotel Derek, Boulware served as hotel manager and controller of Hotel Icon in downtown Houston. Previously, he was director of accounting and administration for Vista Host Hotel Management Inc., a company responsible for servicing several national hotel chains. Further, Boulware was controller of Houston’s Omni Hotel in the Uptown-Galleria Area.

Boulware is active in the community and resides in the Houston midtown area with his wife and two daughters.

About Hotel Derek
A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Hotel Derek is Houston’s most fashionable address for business and leisure travelers. Centrally located, Hotel Derek is walking distance from the Galleria, Houston’s most popular tourist attraction, and minutes from downtown Houston, the world-renown Texas Medical Center and the Museum District. All 314 guest rooms offer generous workspaces, high-speed Internet access, FedEx supplies, choice of firm or pillow-top mattresses and 100 percent goose down duvets. Hotel Derek has 10,000 square feet of event space, which can be divided into nine rooms including a 4,800-square-foot ballroom and two executive boardrooms with dataports at each seat. Hotel Derek is owned by a joint venture between Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and Angelo, Gordon & Co. 

Hotel Derek
Also See: Benchmark Set to Open The Hotel ICON, $35-million Reinvention of Houston's Former Union National Bank Building; Includes a Jean-Georges Vongerichten Restaurant / December 2003
David Hill Name General Manager and Rick Reed Named Director of Sales at Hotel Derek in Houston; Scheduled to Open Fall 2001 / June 2001

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