Industry Update
Appointment22 August 2014

Jerry Jensen

Named Director of Sales and Marketing
At Hotel Contessa in San Antonio - TX, USA

Jerry JensenBenchmark Hospitality International®, a leading US-based hospitality management company, has named Jerry Jensen director of sales and marketing for Hotel Contessa. Les Utley, general manager for the property, a Benchmark Hotel® located in San Antonio, Texas, made the announcement. Jerry Jensen is a hospitality veteran with more than 30 years of experience in hotel sales and marketing. Previously, Mr. Jensen was director of sales and marketing for Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center of Scottsdale, Arizona. He has served in the same role for a variety of properties throughout the western United States, from large downtown convention hotels to boutique resorts, upscale independent properties and major brands. In addition, he has held area and regional director of sales and marketing positions. Mr. Jensen is a graduate of the University of Houston where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He is a Certified Hospitality Sales Professional, and, in his free time, is a professional jazz musician. Mr. Jensen has relocated to San Antonio.


BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’s established, iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the newly-branded Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly select and preferred destinations.
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