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Marcus Mueller Joins Luxe Hotels as General Manager of the 86-room
Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (April 20, 2012)
— Armed with 20 years of international hospitality industry experience, Marcus Mueller joins Luxe Hotels as the new General Manager of its flagship property, the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel.

Mueller’s experience spreads across many international borders. He has held leadership roles at luxury hotels in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States. Prior to joining Luxe Hotels, Mueller was Director of Rooms at Hotel Bel Air, Front House Manager at the Connaught Hotel in London, England and Duty Manager at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst in Cologne, Germany.

“I am delighted to be joining the Luxe Hotels brand, for it has always stood out as the gold standard among luxury boutique hotels,” said Mueller. “In particular, the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel holds a special connection with the Beverly Hills community-at-large and is a recognized Beverly Hills institution. As such, I look forward to creating a close bond with the surrounding business community, our many supportive partners, international guests, and local Beverly Hills residents.”

Mueller received his diploma in Hotel Management from the College for the Hotel, Restaurant and Brewing Trade in Munich, Germany and is a member of several industry organizations including Amicale International de Chefs de Reception et Sous Directeur, United Kingdom and of Golden Keys (Clefs d’ Or), Germany.

“Marcus comes to us with a wealth of luxury hotel experience,” said Luxe Hotels Founder and Chairman Efrem Harkham. “He is internationally recognized for his commitment to exceptional service standards. His global background, coupled with his intimate understanding of the hospitality industry, will be a great asset to our hotel. Exciting changes are happening over the next few months at the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel and Marcus will be an excellent leader during our next phase of growth."

About Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel
The flagship of the Luxe Hotels brand, the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel boasts the distinction of being the only hotel located on the world-famous street, known worldwide as the “Walk of Style,” with its world-class designer boutiques and the glamour of Beverly Hills. Set amongst couture fashion houses and restaurants featuring world-class cuisine from famed chefs, it’s the ideal hotel of choice among both local residents and traveling guests seeking a glamorous backdrop for virtually any celebratory event. The decidedly boutique, 86-guestroom hotel conveys a stylish blend of the relaxed Southern California spirit and the elegance of Beverly Hills with its luxurious minimalist ambiance and elegant appointments including original artworks, oversized mirrors and fine furnishings. With its legendary Café Rodeo restaurant, visitors and guests alike, can dine with style. Known for its wrap-around penthouse terrace and open rooftop deck, the property is the ideal to spot to host functions with views second to none. For more information, please visit,

About Luxe Hotels
Luxe Hotels, a leading international boutique hotel brand, is recognized for its distinct individuality and personality. The Luxe brand epitomizes exceptional design, unique style, and a sense of place. Luxe Hotels includes the Luxe Worldwide Hotels representation company, with nearly two hundred members, corporately owned properties, the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel in Beverly Hills and the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles, as well as branded properties including the Luxe City Center Hotel and the Luxe Stoneleigh Dallas Hotel & Spa. Luxe Hotels is led by visionary veteran hotelier, Efrem Harkham, who is committed to bolstering each independent property’s efforts to increase their visibility, volume and viability. All Luxe branded properties benefit from Luxe Hotels’ exceptional reputation of unrivaled standards of excellence and nearly three decades of hotel operational experience. For more information, visit

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