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White Lodging Promotes Cory Chambers to Corporate Director of
Sales and Marketing-Full Service Division

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Aug. 31, 2011 -- Jon Peck, Chief Operating Officer for White Lodging, recently announced that Cory Chambers has been tapped to lead the sales and marketing efforts for the company's full-service hotels, which now number 12. "As the pre-opening Director of Sales and Marketing at the JW Marriott Indianapolis, Cory and his team led a truly successful opening," Peck said. "I have no doubt he will continue to deliver jaw-dropping results in his new corporate role."

Responsible for the sales and marketing efforts for four hotels in the Marriott Place cluster, all of which are connected to the new Indiana Convention Center, Chambers distinguished himself by being named 2010 Sales Leader of the Year, Full Service Convention & Resort Hotels for Marriott's Western Region. Chambers and his team also won White Lodging's Pre-Opening Sales Teams of the Year award in 2010 for their efforts in opening the 1005 room JW Marriott.

Chambers' marketing prowess was further recognized by Travel Weekly – the national newspaper of the travel industry. In 2010 the JW Marriott Indianapolis won the publication's Silver Magellan Award in the Web Marketing/Advertising category.

No stranger to the Marriott brand, Chambers got his start in the industry in 1995 at the Tyson's Corner Marriott in Fairfax County, Virginia, and he has won numerous industry accolades throughout his 16-year career.

While Director of Sales & Marketing at the New Orleans Marriott, Chambers led a 16-person sales and marketing team responsible for generating $50,000,000 annually in rooms and catering revenue. In addition, he was responsible for winning numerous awards from Marriott for his direct mail, public relations, and complete marketing campaigns.

In his two-and-one-half years at the Boston/Quincy Marriott, Chambers again won Marriott's Sales Leader of the Year award – this time for the Northeast Region. Additionally, Chambers is a two-time Chairman's Circle Achiever award winner. The first recognition coming while he was the Executive Meeting Manager at the Gaithersburg, Maryland Marriott and the second when he was Senior Sales Manager at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC.

In commenting on his promotion, Chambers said, "The assignment is truly an honor. It was a pleasure working on the pre-opening effort of the JW Marriott and Marriott Place Indianapolis. I look forward to working closely with a great portfolio of full service hotels, including the Austin Marriott Marquis which is slated to open in 2015."

Chambers graduated from James Madison University with a BBA in marketing, and he received his MBA from Babson College with a concentration in marketing and strategy.

White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current portfolio consists of over 155 hotels in 18 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.

For more information about White Lodging, please visit or call 219-472-2900.


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