Industry Update
Appointment30 March 2018

Julie Parker

Appointed director of sales and marketing
At The Benson Hotel in Portland - OR, USA

Julie Parker

A native of Vancouver, Wash., Julie Parker brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience to The Benson Hotel, most recently as sales and marketing director at Boxed Bistro & Catering in Portland. In the same position at the Benson she will oversee the team in daily department operations, as well as drive revenue through new business development and grow existing accounts. Parker's past experience includes positions at Jubitz Travel Center, Destination  Hotels & Resorts and Semiahmoo Resort among others. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Trailblazer games with her family and taking road trips to Oregon wine country.

Coast Hotels

Coast Hotels offers properties throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, the Yukon, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Coast owns, manages and franchises properties in cities large and small.
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