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Personality Hotels Appoints Marilyn Perry as National Sales Director


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 5, 2010 - Personality Hotels, San Francisco’s largest privately-owned boutique hotel operator, has hired Marilyn Perry as the National Sales Director for their collection of seven San Francisco boutique hotels. In her new position, Perry is in charge of implementing and overseeing successful sales strategies that result in increased exposure and revenue for the hotel collection.  
Perry brings more than 15 years of sales and hospitality experience to Personality Hotels. Her hospitality career began at The Fairmont Dallas where she gained comprehensive hotel experience through her extensive training in each department. Utilizing this experience, Perry went on to become National Sales Manager at Hilton Hotels Worldwide, followed by her position as Corporate Sales Manager at the Hyatt Regency DFW. Most recently, she was the Regional Director of Sales for Marin Management, Inc. where she was responsible for the sales and marketing of eight hotel properties. Her diverse geographical background includes experience working in London, Texas, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, and even volunteering her time at several medical clinics throughout South America.
“We are thrilled to welcome Marilyn to the Personality Hotels team,” says Personality Hotels’ President and CEO Yvonne Lembi-Detert. “Her wealth of professional knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry are huge assets to Personality Hotels as we head into the New Year with a bright outlook.”
Perry holds a Bachelor of Science in Restaurant, Hotel, & Institutional Management from Texas Tech University. She resides in San Francisco.
About Personality Hotels
Established in 1982 as San Francisco’s first boutique hotel company, Personality Hotels is the largest privately-owned boutique hotel operator in The City. From a quaint European-style suite to a zenful night's sleep amid sounds of a tropical rain forest, Personality Hotels can oblige. Celebrating the unique personality in all of us, Personality Hotels consists of an eclectic collection of seven San Francisco boutique properties including WHIMSICAL Hotel Vertigo, SEXY Hotel Diva, GRAND Kensington Park Hotel, AUTHENTIC Hotel Union Square, VIVID Hotel Metropolis, TIMELESS Steinhart Hotel and BOLD Hotel Frank. Located in the center of the action, all Personality Hotels are within walking distance of Union Square shopping, theatres and restaurants. For more information and to book reservations, call 800.553.1900 or visit


Kelly Chamberlin

Also See: Personality Hotels Unveils Hotel Frank and Hotel Vertigo, San Francisco, California Following $15 million Renovation / June 2009

Personality Hotels Completes $2 million Restoration of the Kensington Park Hotel, San Francisco / April 2009

Personality Hotels Acquires Two San Francisco Hotels - York Hotel and The Maxwell Hotel in Union Square; Planning Extensive Renovations and Renaming / April 2007

Stephen B. Algood Named Chief Operating Officer for Personality Hotels / January 2006


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