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Expotel Hospitality Services. L.L.C. Names Matt Markopoulos
as General Manger of the South Beach Biloxi Hotel

New Orleans, LA (January12, 2011) – Expotel Hospitality Services L.L.C., an innovative and well known hotel management company, has hired Matt Markopoulos to manage the ultra luxury South Beach Biloxi Hotel and Suites located at 1735 Beach Boulevard.   
The art deco styled hotel is Biloxi’s only non gaming beachfront hotel. The hotel is the newest addition in the Biloxi market with 100 luxury suites, two meetings rooms serving up to 60 attendees and an outdoor Terrace designed for banquet events up to 120 guests. Additionally, the all suite hotel includes a café serving complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner. A beachfront swimming pool, exercise facility and business center is located on site.
Matt Markopoulos started his career as a high school student working operations and front desk parlaying his experience into General Manager of a number of select feature hotels including Hampton Inns where he won the prestigious Hampton brand ‘WOW’ award. Matt continued his career in GM roles for full scale hotels, as well as training other GM’s and specializing in opening new hotels. Matt received the coveted ‘Most Sales Focused GM’ from HP Hotels during his tenure with the company before joining the Expotel Hospitality team.
“I’m excited about introducing the newest luxury hotel in Biloxi to the local market as well as creating a new brand of hotel accommodations for discerning travelers coming to Biloxi. This is a product that embraces the South Beach style and offers guests a more boutique feel when staying in Biloxi,” Matt stated.
Vice President, Marketing & Sales/E-Commerce for Expotel Hospitality, Jeff Iavarone concurred, “This product fits Matt and his back round. He has great success in new openings including a very savvy focus on marketing a new product. I anticipate Matt to ramp up the hotel quickly utilizing all his skills including leading a dynamic team of associates. Matt is quite impressive and we intend to make some noise in Biloxi and let travelers know there is a new luxury option in town.”
For more information regarding the South Beach Biloxi Hotel and Suites:
The addition of the South Beach Biloxi Hotel and Suites compliments the broad appeal of Expotel’s diverse portfolio ranging from select feature to full service products. The range of brands extends from Hampton Inn’s to Embassy Suites, Choice Hotels, Hilton, Doubletree, Sheraton Four Points, Wyndham, Holiday Inns, Crowne Plaza, Best Western and independent boutiques. Expotel Hospitality has entered into the field of hotel management companies by marketing their ability to manage almost all types of hotel products across the spectrum of lodging products today. Expotel Hospitality Services is headquartered in New Orleans, LA, Regional Offices in Phoenix,

 Jeff Iavarone

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