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Amber Voelker Promoted to Director of Group Sales
for the Langham Huntington, Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif. – October 7, 2010 – The Langham Huntington, Pasadena is pleased to announce the promotion of Amber Voelker to Director of Group Sales. Amber has been with The Huntington Hotel since 2003 where she started as a Sales Information Executive Supervisor/Market Research Analyst and Departmental Trainer.  During that time she was awarded “Employee of the Year 2004” and “Five Star Employee of the Quarter” in 2004 and 2005 by The Ritz-Carlton.  She held that position for two and a half years and in 2006 was promoted to Sales Manager, where she consistently exceeded her revenue, room night and banquet goals.  
In 2008, Amber was promoted to Senior Sales Manager, where she successfully grew many markets including the national associations market, the pharmaceutical market and the financial markets while continuing to exceed her sales goals. She was appointed interim Director of Group Sales in the third quarter of 2010 and has now been appointed Director of Group Sales on a permanent basis.  
“Amber’s consistent ability to achieve and exceed group revenue goals while maintaining customer loyalty makes her a considerable asset to The Langham Huntington, Pasadena’s sales efforts and its aptitude to develop new business opportunities,” said Director of Sales and Marketing, Rebecca Huetter. “Her dedication to the property and her true passion to succeed inspires her fellow colleagues and illustrates what the Langham Brand is all about. We are thrilled to have Amber leading our Group Sales efforts going forward,” she continued. 
For more information about The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, please call (626) 568-3900. The hotel is located at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106.
About The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Capturing the grace and elegance of classic Southern California, The Langham Huntington is an iconic landmark hotel located at the base of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, just minutes from downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Pasadena. A renowned Pasadena hotel since 1907, the property features 380 guestrooms including 38 suites, eight cottages, award-winning dining and a luxurious spa featuring treatments based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine.
About Langham Hotels International & Its Affiliates
Langham has a legendary hotel heritage dating back to 1865 when The Langham in London originally opened as Europe’s first Grand Hotel.  For over 140 years, this flagship hotel has been at the forefront of sophisticated and gracious hospitality.  Today, all Langham Hotels worldwide inherit the same philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses creating a truly unique hotel experience. The group is pursuing an aggressive portfolio growth strategy using its distinctive brands and affiliate – The Langham, Langham Place and Eaton. Currently 19 hotels, including affiliates, are open or in the pipeline across four continents.
The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by our innovation and traditions while Langham Place, the fun sibling of The Langham, is about living the 21st century through design, technology and attitude, epitomising stimulating and artistic hospitality.
Eaton, a premium affiliate brand, aims to surprise and delight our guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.
Langham Hotels International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made by logging onto or for Eaton Hotels log onto

Britta Franson   

Also See: The Langham Huntington in Los Angeles Appoints Rebecca Huetter Director of Sales & Marketing and Tony Pope Director of Food & Beverage / April 2010

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