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Albert Lacle Named Regional Vice President Sales and Marketing
for Benchmark Hospitality International

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, October 2007 - Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Albert Lacle as regional vice president sales and marketing for the leading hospitality management company.  Eric Terry, vice president sales and marketing, made the announcement. 
"It is with great pleasure that I welcome Albert to Benchmark Hospitality," said Mr. Terry.  "He comes to us with vast experience in sales and marketing for major resorts domestically and off shore, has extensive gaming experience, and is a proven leader with demonstrated success in developing new business."
Albert Lacle is a seasoned hotelier with a solid record of accomplishments as a senior executive within the industry. As an entrepreneur, he founded and subsequently led as chief executive officer Key Management Group, a hospitality company located in Smithville, New Jersey, which provides operational expertise to clients throughout the Americas and off-shore.
Mr. Lacle exercised his entrepreneurial talents with a solid foundation of experience in hospitality sales and marketing.  Before launching his company, Lacle served as executive director of sales and marketing for Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, one of the state's largest convention casino hotels.   
Prior to this he held the position of vice president marketing for the Sands Hotel & Casino, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he developed highly successful sales and marketing programs that helped bring the hotel out of Chapter 11 and back to profitability 
In his first entrepreneurial initiative, Mr. Lacle served as co-founder of and senior vice president, marketing, for Inter-Hotels Hospitality Service of Fort Lauderdale, a management company specializing in Caribbean hotels and resorts.  
As pre-opening director of sales and marketing for Tropworld/Tropicana Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, Lacle developed and executed marketing initiatives that resulted in a full house at opening with significant post-opening business on the books for the casino-entertainment-convention complex.
Albert Lacle was born in Aruba and is a naturalized citizen of the United States.  He is fluent in Spanish, Papiamento (language of Aruba), Dutch, and English.  
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 Hospitality International Appoints Eric Terry Vice President of Sales and Marketing / March 2007


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