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 Benchmark Appoints Samantha Endlich Director of Rooms
at Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center
The 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 period.  
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  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

Benchmark Hospitality International
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas

Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications 
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax

Also See: Benchmark Appoints Sean McLaughlin General Manager of Glen Cove Mansion & Conference Center / February 2006
Benchmark Hospitality Assumes Management of Landmark Glen Cove Mansion & Conference Center in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York / January 2006


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