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Laura Jung Appointed as Director of Group Sales for the 1,499-room
San Francisco Marriott Marquis in California

San Francisco, C.A. (October 11, 2012) —  Laura Jung has been appointed Director of Group Sales of the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, it was announced today by Frank Manchen, Director of Sales and Marketing.

Ms. Jung, who will be responsible for the Midwest and Canadian markets, joins the hotel from the Hilton Union Square where she spent the past 16 years and was most recently the Director of Group Sales.  She is a San Francisco native and a graduate of San Jose State University.  Ms. Jung began her career in hospitality at the Hilton San Francisco Airport.

"Laura is a perfect addition to our team as she is well respected in the industry and has an extensive client base," notes Mr. Manchen.  "She is looking forward to introducing meeting and incentive planners in her sales region to our property which is in the final phases of a $90 million rejuvenation."

The San Francisco Marriott Marquis is a 39-story, 1,499 room property just steps from Market Street, the Moscone Convention Center, Yerba Buena Gardens, and Union Square.  The hotel's 1,362 rooms and 137 suites feature Marriott's signature bedding with plush crisp linens, 32-inch LCD high definition TVs with a plug-in panel, high-speed Internet, and work desk.  Hotel facilities include the Fitness Center & Spa, an indoor pool, whirlpool, and five restaurants and bars including Mission Grille, 4th Street Bar & Grill, The View, Bin 55 Restaurant and Wine Bar, and Starbucks Coffee House.  The property features 117,000 square feet of meeting space and 59 meeting rooms, the largest of which is the Yerba Ballroom with a total meeting space of 39,621 square feet and a seating capacity of 5,500. For additional information, visit or call 415-896-1600.

About Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit

Jane Coloccia
JC Communications, LLC


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