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Amanda Morrison Named as Manager of Conference Services and Events
for Hotel Duval in Tallahassee, Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – March 13, 2011
– Hotel Duval, a style icon and the first and only boutique hotel in Tallahassee, proudly announces the addition of Amanda Morrison as manager of conference services and events. Responsible for facilitating events, weddings and groups of 10 to 250 people among more than 7,500 square feet of meeting space at Hotel Duval, Morrison brings a fresh events planning perspective.

Morrison joins the Hotel Duval team as a graduate of Florida State University and previously served as meetings planner at The Association of Institutional Research. Her experience also includes a similar role for the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Morrison is an active member of Meeting Professionals International where she plans and organizes educational luncheons and networking events for meeting professionals in Tallahassee.

“Amanda is a great addition to Hotel Duval. Her experience and enthusiasm provides a fresh perspective to meetings and events at Hotel Duval,” says Marc Bauer, General Manager and Managing Partner of Hunter & Harp Hospitality.

“I am looking forward to orchestrating amazing events and meetings as a part of the Hotel Duval team,” said Amanda Morrison. “Hotel Duval has a rich history of exceeding expectations and I am excited to help take meetings and events to the next level.”

Home to Shula’s 347 Grill, a sports-style steakhouse offering “The Best Beef that Money Can Buy,” flows seamlessly with the vibe and décor of the property. Hotel Duval’s signature restaurant presents options of gourmet salads, fresh fish and exclusive Premium Black Angus Beef Burgers and Shula Cut Steaks. Hosting a street-level café, LeRoc Bistro, which features Starbucks coffee and locally grown and sourced food is open for breakfast and lunch. Level 8 is the only rooftop lounge of its kind from Atlanta to South Beach. Comprising both open-air and indoor elements, Level 8 showcases panoramic views of the capital city with live entertainment.

With distinctive design, amenities and approachable luxury, Hotel Duval brings vibrant energy to Florida’s capital. Functions for groups of 10 to 250 people are available among more than 7,500 square feet of meeting space. The flexible layout of the space is spread throughout eight unique rooms and a stunning rooftop Horizon Ballroom. Hotel Duval offers refreshing venues with an outstanding service staff and lavish catering options.

Hotel Duval is a part of the Autograph Collection, which is an ensemble of high-personality and boldly independent hotels, each carefully selected for its distinctiveness, style and synchronicity with unique travel interests. For more details, visit or visit or call (850) 224-6000.  Find Hotel Duval on Twitter and Face Book for additional promotions.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 70 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, The Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; licenses and manages whole-ownership residential brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Residences, JW Marriott Residences and Marriott Residences; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 year-end. It is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the best companies to work for, and by Newsweek as one of the greenest big companies in America. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at, and for the latest company news, visit

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