Industry Update
Appointment 8 September 2009

Ernesto Velázquez

Appointed area director of revenue management
At BENCHMARK in The Woodlands (Houston) - TX, USA

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Ernesto VelázquezBenchmark Hospitality has also appointed Ernesto Velázquez as area director of revenue management. Mr. Velázquez was previously director of revenue for Hotel Contessa, a Benchmark Hospitality Personal Luxury Hotel™ located on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. In this role, he helped the property establish a leadership position within the San Antonio market for revenue-per-available-room. Prior to joining Benchmark Hospitality, Mr. Velázquez was director of rooms for the Omni San Antonio, and earlier served as director of revenue and director of rooms for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts at properties in the Caribbean and San Antonio.


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