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Suzee Warren Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for
Mission Inn Resort & Club, Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, July 2008 … Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Suzee Warren as director of sales and marketing for Mission Inn Resort & Club, located on Lake Harris in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, near Orlando.  Eric Terry, Benchmark’s vice president sales and marketing, made the announcement.

“It is with great pleasure that I welcome Suzee to Benchmark Hospitality,” said Mr. Terry.  “She has extensive experience within the central Florida market, which she brings to her new role at Mission Inn Resort and Club, our newest property.”

Suzee Warren comes to Benchmark Hospitality following 14 years with Interstate Hotels and Resorts where she was employed in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility.  Her most recent assignment with the company was as director of sales and marketing at the 489-guestroom Sheraton Safari Hotel and Suites in Orlando. 

Prior to this appointment, Ms. Warren held the position of regional director of travel industry sales for Interstate.   She and her family reside in Clermont, Florida.

About Mission Inn Resort & Club
Mission Inn Resort & Club is a resort destination nestled in the rolling hills of northwest Orlando.  Its distinctively Spanish architecture evokes a countryside hacienda.  The resort features 183 graciously appointed guestrooms and suites.  Four restaurants and a lounge provide dining from casual to gourmet.  Mission Inn Resort & Club’s 20,000 square feet of gathering space is custom-designed for productive meetings, elegant weddings and special events.  Recreational amenities abound, with eight tennis courts, jogging and bicycling trails, volleyball courts, an outdoor pool and a hydro-spa, a new, state-of-the-art fitness center, and the El Cazador Trap and Skeet Range.  Marina del Rey is the resort’s nautical center on Lake Harris.  Orlando’s attractions are just 45 minutes away. 

Mission Inn Resort & Club offers 36 holes of championship golf.  The vintage El Campeón course -- opened in 1917 and considered one of Florida’s Top Ten -- was designed by Charles E. Clarke of Troon, Scotland.  The Las Colinas course, opened in 1992, was designed by former PGA Tour Player Gary Koch.  Opportunities to improve one’s game are available through Mission Inn's Golf Academy.  Those unwilling to leave the beauty of Mission Inn Resort & Club can purchase a vacation home in the resort’s Las Colinas, a residential community situated in the tree-covered hills surrounding the property. 

Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™.  The privately held company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  Benchmark is a worldwide organization operating over 30 properties representing major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston, with regional offices in New Jersey and Connecticut.  International offices are located in Tokyo and Santiago, Chile. For locations of properties and additional information, visit


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

Also See: The Beucher Family Turns Over Day to Day Management of the Mission Inn Resort & Club Located Near Orlando, Florida to Benchmark Hospitality International / April 2008


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