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Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Names
Jeff Iavarone, Vice President Marketing
Metairie LA (October 20, 2003) – Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C., a hotel management company with 12 hotels (9 owned and managed, 3 managed) in seven states, has named Jeff Iavarone as Vice President, Marketing for the company.

Mr. Iavarone brings sixteen years of industry experience to the position, including nearly six years with Flagstone Hotels, L.L.C. (RFS Hotel Investors). Most recently, he was Regional Director of Marketing, responsible for a portfolio of twelve hotels in the Flagstone West Region, producing $85 million in room sales and nearly $7 million in F&B. Prior to that he was Regional Director of Marketing for the company’s 17 hotels in the East Region.  Named “Trainer of the Year” for Flagstone, he is the author of Flagstone Sales Process “Managing & Measuring” and “Sight Process” training programs. Before joining Flagstone he was Director of Marketing for the 400-room Four Points by Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter West; Director of Sales & Marketing for the 288-room The Marque of Atlanta; and Sales Manager for the 200-room Sofitel in Rosemount IL. He began his career in 1987 as Senior Sales Manager for the 200-room Hilton Lisle/Naperville after graduating from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, with a BA in Marketing.

Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. was created in 2001 by New Orleans investors who own $200 million in hotel real estate assets including the Doubletree Hotel New Orleans, for 15 years the most successful Doubletree Hotel in the group. The company ranked 57th among the Top 100 Management Companies list complied by Hotel Business. The company’s hotels outperformed the national ADR average, experiencing a 2.9% increase for 2002 over 2001, compared to a 1.7% decrease in national ADR. For more information about Expotel Hospitality management capabilities call 504-212-1492 or visit www.expotel-usa.com.

Headquartered in New Orleans, Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. is a hotel management company with 12 hotels (9 owned and managed, 3 managed) operating under Hilton, Holiday Inn, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn, Doubletree and Best Western flags as well as the historic Pontchartrain Hotel.


 
Contact:
Stephanie Seacord
Leading Edge
135 Piscassic Road (PO Box 960)
Newfields NH 03856
T: 603-772-1835
F: 603-772-7066
stephanieseacord@msn.com
Also See: Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Secures Two Management Contracts; Doubletree Denver North and the St. Christopher in New Orleans / May 2003
Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C. Names Sheila and Tom Knox to Manage Rum Point Inn in Belize / May 2003


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