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SAN FRANCISCO (January 12, 2016) - Hotel Zephyr, Davidson Hotels & Resorts' first property within its new lifestyle & luxury collection and one of San Francisco's newest boutique hotels, today announced the appointment of Jill Plemons as Director of Sales and Marketing. In her new role, Plemons is responsible for spearheading all sales and marketing for the 361-key, premier waterfront property located in Fisherman's Wharf following the unveiling of a transformative, $32-million full redesign in 2015.
Plemons joins Hotel Zephyr after a distinguished 17-year career in hospitality and service operations with a specialty in boutique and independent hotels catering to leisure, business and group travelers. At Hotel Zephyr, she will build on the hotel's guest services that make it the ideal location to enjoy San Francisco's celebrated attraction, dining and entertainment district.
"Jill's leadership and extensive experience in the hospitality industry, paired with her strong understanding of the San Francisco market, make her an excellent fit for Hotel Zephyr," said Patricia Davis, Vice President of Revenue Convergence, Lifestyle & Luxury Division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts. "Her passion for the ever-evolving hospitality industry is second-to-none and we are thrilled to have her on board."
Most recently, Plemons served as Director of Sales and Marketing at Le Méridien San Francisco, leading the successful $12 million renovation, development, re-launch and growth of the hotel. Plemons also held the position of director of sales and marketing for five years at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre Hotel in San Francisco, where she lead revenue strategy across all segments of the property, restaurant and spa for the  sales team. Additional Joie de Vivre Hotel experience includes serving as the brand's regional director of sales in Northern California and as director of sales at Galleria Park Hotel, both in San Francisco. Prior to that, Plemons held various positions with Kimpton Hotels properties including area director of sales and marketing where she managed initiatives for the brand's three San Francisco locations, and individual positions at Harbor Court Hotel and Hotel Vintage Court. 
Plemons is an alumnus of Washington State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration.
For more information about Hotel Zephyr call (415) 617-6565 or visit Follow @hotelzephyrsf on Twitter and Instagram.


About Hotel Zephyr

Hotel Zephyr, located in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, opened in summer 2015. The waterfront, 361-key property presents a playful, maritime twist on the energetic and upscale vibe that defines San Francisco. The hotel's stylish guest quarters are outfitted with fun elements such as dart boards, backgammon and other modern amenities in select rooms, along with views of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Pier 39 and the Bay Bridge. Spirited travelers enjoy the open community spaces throughout the property, inclusive of the hotel's 2,200-square-foot Game Room that features an interactive art exhibit through Smart TVs, pool and ping pong, and a 9,999-square-foot outdoor lounge and event space - The Yard, which includes fire pits, shuffleboard and life-sized games such as Connect Four and Jenga.

About Davidson Hotels & Resorts

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. The company has amassed one of the purest full-service hotel portfolios in the industry, ranging from the upper-upscale to near-luxury segments; encompassing 39 upscale, full-service, independent and branded hotels with over 11,800 rooms, and 1.4 million square feet of meeting space across the United States. Davidson is a trusted partner and a preferred operator for Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Starwood hotels. Additional information on Davidson may be found at the company's Web site,

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