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John Oakley Named Director of Sales and Marketing At
InterContinental Houston Near The Galleria

HOUSTON, TX (May 19, 2010) . . . Veteran hotelier John Oakley has joined the Four-Diamond InterContinental Houston Near The Galleria as Director of Sales and Marketing.  Previously, Oakley served as the Director of Sales at the Westin Galleria and Westin Oaks Houston.

With more than ten years of sales experience with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Oakley has held positions at the Sheraton New Orleans, Westin Tabor Center in Denver, and the Westin Riverwalk,San Antonio. 

“John is a strong addition to our team with his extensive hotel sales experience and knowledge of the Houston market,” said Raymond Vermolen, general manager of InterContinental Houston Near The Galleria.

He began his hospitality career in Houston after receiving a Bachelors degree in Marketing from the University of Houston. 

Oakley currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).  

About InterContinental Houston Near The Galleria
InterContinental Houston Near The Galleria is located in the heart of Uptown Houston, just a block from the world-famous Galleria and minutes from the Museum District, the the Texas Medical Center and Houston Zoo. The hotel features 50,000 square-feet of total flexible meeting space with 23 meeting rooms. The hotel’s 485 guestrooms are equipped with work desks, in-room movies, valet service, in-room safes, and high-speed Internet. 


Anna Drake
Kaplan Public Relations
(713) 784-1077

Also See: Arlene M. O'Malley Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for The Magnolia Hotel Houston / June 2009
Benchmark Appoints Ray Guyton Director of Sales for Hotel Granduca, Houston / March 2010

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