Interstate Hotels & Resorts recently announced the appointment of Richard Tannenbaum as senior vice president of sales and marketing of the Company's Rim Hospitality Division. Tannenbaum is responsible for leading the West Coast sales division across a portfolio of 70 hotels, and is a member of Interstate's global Sales and Marketing Division lead by George Brennan, executive vice president of sales and marketing.
Bringing nearly a decade of sales, revenue experience and insight to his new role as SVP of sales and marketing, Tannenbaum joins Interstate after eight years with Hilton Worldwide. Prior to joining the Company, Tannenbaum served as director of sales and marketing at Homewood Suites by Hilton, followed by manager, and then director of regional sales and revenue management support for Hilton Worldwide. In his role with Hilton Worldwide, he was fully responsible for top line revenues, RevPAR growth and index returns for 15 and 27 various hotel portfolio brands, respectfully. As director of sales and marketing of Homewood Suites, Tannenbaum received the "Director of Sales of the Year" Merit Award three years in a row.
"Richard possesses remarkable talent and experience that will be invaluable to driving top-line revenues," said George Brennan. "He brings strong leadership and experience to our team, and we're looking forward to utilizing his numerous skills to energize our sales team based on the West Coast."
Known as the global leader in the hotel management industry, Interstate's relationships and knowledge result in an expansive management team and unmatched talent strength of over 30,000 associates worldwide. Interstate's hospitality professionals translate valuable resources and accumulation of knowledge to drive success at every hotel.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of a 50/50 joint venture between subsidiaries of Thayer Lodging Group and Jin Jiang Hotels, is the leading global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels and resorts, convention centers and independent hotels worldwide. Interstate and its affiliates manage over 460 hotels with more than 82,000 rooms in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, including five wholly owned hotels. In addition, Interstate has executed agreements to manage 30 hotels with over 4,100 rooms under construction or development throughout the world.
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