March 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – Michael Fletcher has been appointed director of sales and marketing at Hilton Atlanta, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Atlanta’s convention district and home of the legendary Nicholas Roof with outstanding revolving views of downtown Atlanta. Fletcher will be responsible for the coordination of Hilton Atlanta’s sales and marketing functions, developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies for the 1242-room property.
Strategic and enthusiastic, Fletcher’s background includes more than 17 years of leadership experience overseeing the sales and marketing efforts of full service hotels with up to 1,560 rooms and 160,000 square feet of meeting space. Prior to his most recent position as director of sales and marketing with Westin Hotels & Resorts, he spent 13 years with Marriott International as director of sales Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
Fletcher attended the business administration and management program at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
An icon for more than three decades, and the third largest hotel in downtown Atlanta, Hilton Atlanta has completed a major transformation and renovation offering guests and meeting planners a fresh new product in one of America's most affordable cities.
The 30-story tower, located at 225 Courtland Street - in the heart of downtown Atlanta has transformed all 1,242 guestrooms and suites, as well as the lobby and atrium areas, 119,000 square feet of meeting space, food and beverage outlets and fitness facilities.
Founded in 1919 as the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of savvy global travelers at more than 550 hotels across six continents. Hilton is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader in hospitality with Team Members shaping experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Access the latest news at news.hilton.com and begin your journey at www.hilton.com or www.hilton.com/offers for the latest hotel specials. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s 12 brands.
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