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Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Juliet Deitz Director
of Human Resources for Bedford Springs Resort

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, June 2007 … Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Juliet Deitz as director of human resources for Bedford Springs Resort.  The historic property, located in Bedford, Pennsylvania, is scheduled to reopen in July following a $120 million restoration and expansion.  Rikki Boparai, general manager, made the announcement. 

“Juliet is a highly respected human resource professional who brings significant experience and expertise to her new role here at Bedford Springs,” state Mr. Boparai.  “We are thrilled to have her join our senior management team and look forward to her continued success at this remarkable resort.”

Ms. Deitz was previously director of human resources for Benchmark’s Edith Macy Conference Center, located in Briarcliff Manor, New York.  In addition to her on-property leadership responsibilities, she served Benchmark Hospitality at the national level as human resource staff support for several of the company’s properties within the metropolitan New York City area, on Long Island, and in Hawaii.

Prior to joining Benchmark, Ms. Deitz served as director of operations for the Raleigh Hotel of South Fallsburg, New York.  She originally joined this hotel as executive assistant. 

Earlier in her career, Ms. Deitz held the title of administrative sales manager for Six Flags Great Adventure, based in New York City.  Previous to this she served as food & beverage supervisor for Princess Hotels International at the Southampton Princess in Bermuda, and as front office manager for Rank Hotels at the Alexander National Hotel in London.

Juliet Deitz is a graduate of Camborne Redruth Culinary School in the United Kingdom with a Hotel and Business Administration degree.  She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management.  Ms. Deitz has relocated to the Bedford area.

About Bedford Springs Resort

Bedford Springs Resort is a vintage Pennsylvania springs hotel that captivated American society for three centuries. Completely refreshed and revitalized, the destination resort’s restoration has already received acclaim from preservation officials for the painstaking attention paid to historically accurate details.  Close to the intersection of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 70, the resort is a convenient two-hour drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC, 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, three hours from Philadelphia and four hours from New York City. Bedford Springs Resort is just 129 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport and 113 miles from Harrisburg International Airport.  For additional information, call 814-623-8100 or visit   Benchmark Hospitality International operates Bedford Springs Resort.

Bedford Resort Partners, Ltd., is the owner and developer of the Bedford Springs Resort project. The partners include The Ferchill Group of Cleveland, Ohio, a real estate development company that specializes in historic rehabilitation projects, Chevron TCI, Inc., a leading investor in tax credit rehabilitation projects in the United States and The Bedford Springs Company, LLC.   

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 


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


Also See: Benchmark Appoints Rikki Boparai General Manager for the Historic Bedford Springs Resort / June 2006



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