Barry Rodriguez Returns to Loews New Orleans Hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing

/Barry Rodriguez Returns to Loews New Orleans Hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing

Barry Rodriguez Returns to Loews New Orleans Hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing

|2016-02-17T14:49:35-04:00February 17th, 2016|

NEW ORLEANS, LA (February 17, 2016) Loews New Orleans Hotel announces Barry Rodriguez as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. A veteran of the local hospitality industry, Rodriguez brings 13 years of hotel sales experience and an established reputation for developing successful sales strategies for luxury destinations throughout New Orleans.

“We’re delighted to welcome Barry back into the Loews Hotels & Resorts Family,” said Mohan Koka, General Manager of Loews New Orleans Hotel. “His local market expertise and solid track record of success will be a tremendous asset to Loews New Orleans Hotel as we continue to build the hotel’s reputation within the community.”

Rodriguez began his hotel sales career as a Corporate Sales Manager preparing for the opening of the Loews New Orleans in 2003. As a key pre-opening team member, he contributed extensively to the property’s initial marketing campaign and the bid for the hotel’s AAA Four Diamond rating. He later joined the Windsor Court New Orleans, where he rose through the ranks from Sales Manager to Director of Sales and Marketing. Rodriguez most recently served as Director of Sales at the Ritz Carlton New Orleans.

“Having worked over the years in several New Orleans luxury properties, it seems appropriate to bring my experience back to where my sales career started at Loews New Orleans Hotel,” said Rodriguez. “I look forward to working with this exceptional team to continue to position Loews New Orleans Hotel in the market.”

About Loews New Orleans Hotel

Situated adjacent to New Orleans’ Arts District, the 285-room Loews New Orleans Hotel features sweeping views of the Mississippi River or New Orleans skyline. Honored as a AAA Four Diamond Hotel for 12 consecutive years, our personalized service and beautifully appointed guestrooms provide an unpretentious yet luxurious experience, while Café Adelaide and the Swizzle Stick Bar (by the Commander’s Palace Family of Restaurants) offers award-winning local cuisine in a relaxed setting, embodying the essence of the Crescent City. For reservations or more information, call 1-866-211-6411or visit: www.loewsneworleans.com.

About Loews Hotels & Resorts

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Resorts has three distinct brands, Loews Hotels & Resorts, Loews Regency and OE Collection. The company owns and/or operates 24 hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada, including the newly acquired Hotel 1000 in downtown Seattle that will be rebranded into a Loews Regency in 2017. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, the fifth hotel in partnership with Comcast NBC Universal, will open in summer 2016. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with exciting, approachable and local travel experiences. For reservations or more information about Loews Hotels & Resorts, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com

Contact: Sarah Murov

Smurov@loewshotels.com/(212) 521-2495

Contact: Ashley Miller/Juliana Pesavento

AMiller@wagstaffworldwide.com / Juliana@wagstaffworldwide.com /(212) 227-7575

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