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Millennium Hotels & Resorts Appoints Jeff Weggeman
Regional Vice President of Field Sales & Marketing
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February 5, 2008 (New York, NY) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Weggeman as Regional Vice President of Field Sales & Marketing.  Bringing two decades of management experience at leading hospitality concerns to his new position, Weggeman is responsible for Millennium’s corporate and property sales throughout the U.S., as well as marketing and support efforts nationwide. He is based at the Millennium corporate office in New York, near Times Square. 
 
“Jeff brings an energetic presence and insider’s expertise to our New York-based sales and marketing team, and I look forward to working closely with him to enhance Millennium’s performance in every region,” said David Renker, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Millennium Hotels & Resorts. 
 
A dynamic sales and marketing executive, Weggeman joins Millennium from ARAMARK Harrison Lodging, a Philadelphia-based provider of managed hospitality services, where he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.  Previously, Weggeman spent 11 years with Dolce International, a meetings-focused hotel and resort collection, most recently as Vice President of Sales for the Americas from 2004-2005. He got his start in hospitality in 1987 at the Doral Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Purchase, New York.
 
An active and involved professional, Weggeman is affiliated with numerous hospitality industry organizations, including Meeting Professionals International, Travel Industry Association, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International.  He has also served on the board of the International Association of Conference Centers.
 
A native of Norwalk, CT, Weggeman, 43, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1986. 
 
About Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC).  The MHR portfolio includes 14 hotels in the U.S., offering both business and leisure travelers upscale accommodations in  premier locations from major cities to resort areas.  Hotels include the Millennium Broadway and The Premier, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square; the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles; the Millennium Bostonian, overlooking Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market in Boston; and the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, situated on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile.  For more information or reservations, please call 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com. 
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Contact:

Emily Easter
(212) 255-6541
Emily@hawkpr.com
 

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Also See: Jeff Weggeman Appointed Vice President of Sales for ARAMARK Harrison Lodging / July 2005
David Renker Named SVP of Sales & Marketing and Edgar Elliott as VP of Design & Development for Millennium Hotels & Resorts / November 2007
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