Woodlands (Houston), Texas, August 10, 2006 - Benchmark Hospitality International
has announced the appointment of Samantha Endlich as director of rooms
for the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, located in Glen
Cove, Long Island, New York. Sean McLaughlin, general manager of
the property, made the announcement.
"I am so pleased to welcome Samantha to Glen Cove Mansion," stated Mr.
McLaughlin. "She brings solid industry experience and a highly successful
track record with major hotel companies to her new role and we look forward
to her leadership at our property."
Ms. Endlich was previously cluster director of revenue management for
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging, where she implemented and actively managed pricing
strategies, inventory controls and third-party booking relationships for
all guestroom and conference space over multiple properties. She
experienced significant success in this role, with transient room nights
and revenue nearly doubling at her assigned properties over a two-year
Prior to this, Ms. Endlich was general manager of Simplicity Restaurant
of Litchfield County, Connecticut. During her tenure there, the restaurant
was named "Best New Restaurant in Litchfield County" by Connecticut Magazine.
Ms. Endlich also served as senior revenue management analyst for Hilton
Hotels and became a certified instructor for Revenue Management University
of the Hilton Hotels Corporation. She began her career at the landmark
Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in Manhattan.
Samantha Endlich is a graduate with distinction of Cornell University's
School of Hotel Administration. She and her family are relocating
to Long Beach, Long Island.
The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is
situated on 55 secluded and landscaped acres on Long Island's historic
Gold Coast, 30 minutes from New York City, JFK International and LaGuardia
Airports. The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas
of Long Island Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious
country estates, later becoming one of the nation's first dedicated conference
center hotels. Today the elegant property features 196 richly appointed
guestrooms, including four suites, the Garden Room Restaurant with magnificent
views of the terraces, a large and comfortable pub, private dining rooms
ideal for social and corporate occasions, as well as vast outdoor reception
areas overlooking the mansion's Gilded Age gardens. The property
offers 25,000 square feet of event and meeting space, with 27 dedicated
conference rooms accommodating from 10 to 280 guests, advanced meeting
technology, an executive business center and conference concierge services.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout. Also provided are
complete fitness and recreational facilities, including a sauna, steam
and massage rooms, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, garden swimming
pool, racquetball courts, bowling alley, lighted tennis courts, jogging
trail and a sports field. Golf is available nearby. Ideal for
executive retreats, corporate meetings and social gatherings, the Glen
Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is masterfully designed to integrate
gracious accommodations, superb cuisine and attentive service with contemporary
comforts and the latest technology. For more information on the Glen
Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, visit www.glencovemansion.com.
Benchmark Hospitality International operates the property.
Benchmark Hospitality International, an independent hospitality management
company based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, operates resorts, conference
centers, hotels and condominium resorts both domestically and internationally.
For locations of Benchmark Hospitality properties and for additional information,
visit Benchmark's Website at www.benchmarkhospitality.com.