Loews Hotels & Resorts Announces Appointment of Jimmy Suh to SVP, E-Commerce & Distribution; Anthony DelGaudio Promoted to SVP, Hotel Sales

New York, NY – (May 21, 2012) – Loews Hotels & Resorts today announced the creation of a new position within the brand, Senior Vice President, e-Commerce & Distribution to lead an aggressive online sales campaign. Appointed to this role effective immediately is Jimmy Suh, who has an extensive background in hotel sales and marketing.

Mr. Suh, holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of Maryland. Most recently, he launched The Private Label Company (“The PLC”) in 2007, which provides sales and marketing services to hotel groups to fulfill international sales goals. As the Managing Director of The PLC, Mr. Suh was responsible for the overall operations and development of the company.  Today, The PLC serves some of the most prominent hotel brands, operating in ten offices around the world.

“We have created a new position within our sales team as part of our effort to expand our online sales strategy” said Anthony DelGaudio, Senior Vice President, Hotel Sales. “With his revenue, electronic marketing, and distribution experience, Jimmy is well equipped to drive and convert demand in our digital channels, including social media.”

Prior to joining Loews, Mr. Suh was Vice President of Revenue Management, Distribution and Electronic Marketing for Kimpton Hotels in 1998, a role he held until 2006. He next joined Club Quarters as Vice President, Revenue and Product Development before starting The Private Label Company. Mr. Suh was a past President of HEDNA (Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) and was voted One of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in hospitality by HSMAI in 2005.

“I look forward to the opportunity to further develop the presence of Loews Hotels in the digital space,” said Suh. “As e-commerce and social media continue to be key in driving revenue, I anticipate that the team’s work will lead us to greater success within these sales channels.”

Additionally, Anthony DelGaudio has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Hotel Sales. In this expanded role, he will be responsible for driving and converting demand in areas such as Loews Reservations Center, Transient Sales and National Sales.

About Loews Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Resorts owns and/or operates 17 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local and vibrant travel experience. Loews boasts some of the industry’s most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road.  For reservations or more information on Loews Hotels, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com.

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