News for the Hospitality Executive
.Wendy Worley Appointed Director
for the The Magnolia Hotel Omaha
Oct. 28, 2008 (OMAHA) — The Magnolia Hotel Omaha today announced Wendy Worley has been appointed Director of Sales for the 145-room boutique property.
“I am delighted to announce that we have promoted from within Magnolia Hotels for the Director of Sales role at the Magnolia Hotel Omaha,” said Mike Pratt, vice president of sales and marketing for Denver-based Magnolia Hotels. “Wendy Worley is a seasoned veteran of the hospitality industry. We are looking forward to having Wendy continue to grow and strengthen the Magnolia Hotel’s clientele.”
Wendy brings to The Magnolia more than 13 years in the hospitality industry. She has worked for The Magnolia Hotel Denver for the past three years, serving one year as Assistant Director of Sales and two years as Senior Sales Manager. Worley’s experience includes serving as a sales manager for hotel chains including Hilton, Wyndam and Westin. She has extensive experience working with professional sports teams and entertainment groups. Worley is a member of Meeting Planners International and holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Mexico.
Located across the street from the Orpheum Theater, the Omaha Magnolia Hotel is located in the heart of downtown, with convenient access to the Old Market District, the acclaimed Henry Doorly Zoo and the Western Heritage Museum. The Omaha Magnolia Hotel offers 24-hour valet parking, full-service catering and food and beverage services, room service and a 24-hour fitness center with steam room and dry sauna. Additionally, high-speed Internet access is available in all guestrooms and wireless Internet access is available in all common areas.
The Magnolia hotels are upscale boutique hotels catering to the sophisticated traveler, operated by Denver-based Magnolia Hotels, a privately held hotel management and development company. The company focuses on development, management, acquisition, re-branding, new construction and conversion of existing independent hotel properties. The core product line consists of award-winning, independent boutique hotels that offer a comfort, personality and style unlike that of trendy or branded hotels. Stylish interiors are designed with local flair. Comfort is fashioned through warm personal spaces such as signature Club rooms and restful suites. The company currently operates Magnolia hotels in Denver, Dallas, Houston and Omaha and is exploring other markets for additional growth opportunities. Magnolia Hotels also is actively seeking to acquire new hotel management contracts. For more information, visit www.magnoliahotels.com.
Dana Lauren Berry
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