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Linda J. Snell, CHA, Named Regional Director of Sales for Hospitality Ventures

33-Year Industry Veteran to Oversee Sales for 4 Hotels, Convention Center
at Gateway Centre Hotel Complex in Rocky Mount, NC


ATLANTA, GA, May 21, 2009—Hospitality Ventures, LLC, a privately owned hotel ownership and management firm headquartered in Atlanta, today announced that it has named Linda J. Snell, CHA, as Regional Director of Sales of the Gateway Centre Hotel Complex in Rocky Mount, NC. Operated by Hospitality Ventures, the Gateway Hotel Centre Complex is comprised of the Gateway Convention Center and four hotels—Doubletree, Courtyard by Marriott, Comfort Inn, and Residence Inn by Marriott.  In her new position, Snell heads up a team of five sales professionals who are responsible for the overall sales efforts for the convention center and four hotels.
Snell brings over 33 years of hospitality industry sales and marketing experience to her new position.  Most recently, she served as General Manager of the Doubletree Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre) for nine years and General Manager of the Comfort Inn Gateway Centre for two years.  In her new position, Snell will continue to work out of the Doubletree Hotel.

Active in the Rocky Mount business community, Snell currently serves on the boards of directors of the Rocky Mount Rotary Club and Nash County Visitors Bureau.  She also is Chairwoman of the Bureau’s Marketing Committee.  Snell is a resident of Pinetops, NC.

“With more than three decades of multi-brand hotel sales and marketing experience, Linda Snell is the perfect choice to direct our regional sales team in Rocky Mount,” says Roger Miller, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Hospitality Ventures.  “The new regional sales structure that Linda now directs will allow us to better serve our clients by offering a higher level of account customer service and a more effective way to do business.”

About Hospitality Ventures, LLC
Hospitality Ventures, LLC is a privately owned, fully-integrated Atlanta-based hotel ownership and management firm.  The principals of Hospitality Ventures are the previous principals and founders of Impac Hotel Group.  During their time at Impac, they successfully owned and operated more than 150 hotels in every size and service category.  Hospitality Ventures currently owns and/or operates 19 hotels in 12 states that collectively have 3,083 guest rooms.  Seventeen of the 19 hotels operate under Hilton or Marriott franchise agreements.  Visit for more information. 

Hospitality Ventures, LLC
100 Tower Place, 3340 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 605,
Atlanta, GA 30326
Tel: 404-467-9299 • Fax: 404-467-1962

Also See: Michelle Davis Named Director of Revenue Management for Hospitality Ventures / December 2008

Curtis G. Reitz and Weylan Rhame Appointed to GM Posts at Embassy Suites Tulsa and Hilton Houston Southwest, Respectively / December 2008

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