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Leigh Ann Waters Named Director of Sales of the
371-room Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Atlanta, GA, January 25, 2010—Officials of Davidson Hotel Company (DHC), one of the nation’s largest hotel management companies, today announced that Leigh Ann Waters has been named Director of Sales of the 371-room Westin Atlanta Perimeter North in Atlanta, Georgia.  

“With more than 20 years of hospitality experience, Leigh Ann has the core expertise to quickly become a contributing member of the Westin Atlanta’s team,” said Bob Mercer, general manager.  “Her vast knowledge of the region makes her the ideal candidate to help the Westin Atlanta further expand its leadership position in its market.”   

“The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North has been a jewel in the Atlanta Metro area for many years,” said Leigh Ann.  “I am proud to join a great team and organization that continues to make outstanding hospitality the number one priority.”

Prior to joining the hotel, Leigh Ann led successful teams with such brands as Wyndham, Sheraton, Benchmark Hospitality, Radisson, Doubletree and IACC Conference Centers.  Additionally, her experience within the industry includes on property sales management, multiple hotel marketing direction and pre-opening sales development.   Leigh Ann is an active member of several hospitality and civic organizations.  She served as a recent president of Meeting Professionals International Georgia Chapter, achieving Global Chapter of the Year during her term and is a recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, located in the heart of Atlanta’s business district, is minutes away from the city’s best shopping venues.  Situated on a private lake, this 371-room full-service luxury hotel is just 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta and its major attractions such as the Coke Museum, Georgia Aquarium, and Atlantic Stations, Atlanta’s new retail and entertainment district.  Guest rooms include Starwood’s Heavenly Bed® and Heavenly Bath®, generous work areas, wireless high speed Internet access, an in-room safe large enough to accommodate a laptop computer, and 24-hour room service.  Heavenly Cribs® and Heavenly Dog Beds® also are available upon request.  The hotel offers 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, featuring an amphitheater style learning center.  Hotel amenities include the Westin WORKOUT® Gym, outdoor pool, and in-room spa.  Dining options include Jasmine’s Lounge, a casual piano bar offering light fare and Lakeside Grill which offers a panoramic view of the private lake and 64 acres of Georgia woodland in a casual, elegant garden setting.

About Davidson Hotel Company
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Davidson Hotel Company is an award-winning, full-service hotel owner and third-party management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry.  The company currently owns and/or manages 37 upscale, independent and branded hotels with more than 10,000 rooms across the United States, including such affiliations as Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt, Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Marriott, Renaissance, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn.  Additional information on Davidson may be found at the company’s Web site,


Cyndi Norwood 
Davidson Hotel Company
(901) 821-4155

Also See: Noble Investment Group and DiamondRock Acquire the 369-Room Westin Atlanta North at Perimeter Center for $61.5 million / May 2006

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