Industry Update
Appointment20 December 2011

Chris Nelbach

Named Director of Revenue Management
At the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio - TX, USA

Chris NelbachBenchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed Chris Nelbach director of revenue management for Hotel Contessa , located on the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Wende Blumberg, Benchmark’s general manager at Hotel Contessa, made the announcement. “I’m delighted to welcome Chris to our hotel,” said Ms. Blumberg. “He comes to his new position with significant experience and success in revenue management, and we look forward to his leadership as we continue to develop this function at Hotel Contessa.” Chris Nelbach was previously the director of revenue management for Hotel Derek, located in Houston. He has over a decade of experience driving top line revenue for leading independent resorts, major brand hotels and franchised properties. Mr. Nelbach attended the University of Texas, located in Austin. He and his family are relocating to San Antonio.

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