News for the Hospitality Executive
Mari Breen Palace Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
Burlinton, Vt., August 29, 2011 – The Hilton Burlington Hotel announced today that Mari Breen Palace has been named director of sales and marketing. In her new role, she is responsible for leading the day-to-day sales and marketing initiatives for the 258-room hotel.
“We are delighted to welcome Mari back to her hometown of Burlington to join the Hilton,” said General Manager Jeff Webb. “With 14 years of director-level sales experience, Mari is a great asset to the Burlington team and brings an established history and relationship with the community and key clients.”
Palace most recently served as group sales manager for the Sheraton Providence Hotel in Rhode Island. Prior to that she was general manager for the Residence Inn by Marriott in Shelton, Ct. Her extensive hospitality career includes director of sales and general manager positions for a number of hotels in Rhode Island and Connecticut. In 2008, Palace served as pre-opening director of sales and marketing for NYLO Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island, responsible for all hotel opening sales and marketing initiatives.
About the Hilton Burlington Hotel
The Hilton Burlington Hotel, a centerpiece of Burlington’s waterfront renaissance, offers an ideal location for event planners, business travelers and vacationers with Lake Champlain and Adirondack Mountain views. The hotel, located at 60 Battery Street, is walking distance to the Lake Champlain waterfront and boardwalk, and close to historic Church Street Marketplace, Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center and a 7.6-mile bike path. The hotel features an indoor heated pool and whirlpool, complimentary airport shuttle service, 16,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space and Battery Street Grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. For more information visit the website: www.hilton.com/burlington.
Jeff Webb, General
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