News for the Hospitality Executive
Mark S. Wilson Joins the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
as General Manager
NEW ORLEANS, La., September 28, 2010 – Mark S. Wilson has joined the Bourbon Orleans Hotel as general manager. Most recently, he served as director of marketing and sales for the Roosevelt New Orleans, which re-opened as part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection in New Orleans in 2009. Working closely with the city of New Orleans, Wilson spearheaded marketing and branding efforts in the $170 million historic preservation and re-opening of the landmark hotel.
A 25-year hospitality industry veteran, Wilson began his career with the San Francisco Hilton. He has since held various director-level positions at such hotels as the Sheraton New Orleans, Fairmont and Royal Sonesta.
Wilson brings a strong dedication to community leadership, serving as the president of the French Quarter Business Association in New Orleans from 2006–2008. He is currently the president of the Friends of the Vieux Carré Commission, is a board member of the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, and on the board of the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience.
Wilson earned a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from Tulane University and is a graduate of the University of Denver’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Management.
About the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
|Also See:||Mark Wilson Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing of The Roosevelt in New Orleans / August 2008|
|Interstate Hotels & Resorts Signs Agreement to Manage the 218 room Bourbon Orleans in New Orleans / January 2008|