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Dow Hotel Company Names Howard Gottlieb as General Manager
of the 248-suite Chicago Marriott Suites Deerfield in Illinois

SEATTLE, Wash., October 29 , 2012—The Dow Hotel Company, LLC (DHC), a hotel ownership, investment and management company, today announced the promotion of Howard Gottlieb to general manager of the Chicago Marriott Suites Deerfield, Ill.

In his new role, Gottlieb  will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 248-suite hotel.  Prior to his promotion, Gottlieb was the hotel’s director of sales and marketing, responsible for increasing the property’s RevPAR from 109 percent to 122 percent over three years and growing top account production by 21 percent.

“Since joining Dow in 2007, Howard has delivered outstanding sales results for the Chicago Marriott Suites Deerfield and has demonstrated his readiness to take the next step in his career,” said Murray Dow, chief executive officer of The Dow Hotel Company.  “This promotion acknowledges Howard’s  contribution to the success of  his property and our commitment to helping him and other high-potential associates achieve their career goals.”

Gottlieb’s hospitality career has been centered on sales and marketing, with director of sales and sales management positions at various full-service and extended stay properties, most recently including  Homewood Suites by Hilton Linconshire.

Set on Chicago's North Shore just off of the Tri-State Tollway (I-294), the all-suite hotel is close to O'Hare Airport (ORD), downtown Chicago and local attractions, including Six Flags Great America, Gurnee Mills and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. The two-room suites provide a sitting room with a 32-inch LCD, HD flat-screen TV and Plug-In Technology, wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, and a luxurious bath, as well as a separate sleeping area. Hotel amenities include a fitness center with cardio & weight equipment, indoor and outdoor pool. The hotel also features Basil's Bistro, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the hotel's lounge/outdoor patio. The hotel also provides 14 meeting rooms total over 9,000 square feet of flexible space.

About The Dow Hotel Company

Founded in 1997, Seattle-based The Dow Hotel Company is a hotel owner/investor and operator of 11 first-class, full-service hotels with properties throughout the United States.  The company’s portfolio of owned and managed properties consists of institutional-grade hotels, under such brands as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Sheraton, and Crowne Plaza.  The company aggressively seeks to acquire, co-invest with joint venture partners and/or manage mid- to large-size, first-class, full-service hotels, especially those with extensive food and beverage capabilities.

The company currently operates 14 food and beverage facilities, ranging from casual dining to upscale, bars/lounges with Starbuck and Tully’s coffee outlets.  In addition to Basil’s Kitchen, the division’s restaurant concepts include SunSpot, BC Bistro, and Basil’s Bistro.  Additional information about The Dow Hotel Company may be found at

Chris Daly, Lauralee Dobbins
Phone:  (703) 435-6293

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