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“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Break Science Live Band. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Jamie Mclean Band & Flow Tribe. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Robert Walter's 20th Congress! more

Backyard Grooves

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Big Easy Big Heart…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
5K road race more

City Park Presents -…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Join us in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park for City… more

DISNEY ON ICE…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100… more

Disney on Ice: 100…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! The monumental ice skating… more

Double Dose

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Free Movie Night -…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
The Big Lebowski starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman (RATED R - please… more

Irivin Mayfield Jazz…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mama's Music

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

MUSICIANS CLINIC WITH…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Soul-steeped folk singer Alynda Lee Segarra fronts local Americana heroes… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

New Orleans Photo…

Apr 30 - May 29, 2016
The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA), is proud to be the first venue to … more

Saenger Theatre…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
This all-star event pays tribute to The Band's milestone final concert through… more

The Historic New…

Apr 30 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Apr 30, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Irish House…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the Irish House for Crossing Canal. more

“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

The Ritz Carlton New Orleans Appointments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Char Thian
Director of Public Relations
504-670-2817
Char.Thian@RitzCarlton.com

APPOINTMENTS:
DONNA BROWN, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
MATTHEW HELMS, ASSISTANT ROOMS EXECUTIVE
ABE CHANEY, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
LINDA LE HOFFMANN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS

NEW ORLEANS, La. - December 8, 2011-Donna Brown has accepted the position of Director of Operations and Mr. Matthew Helms has accepted the position of Assistant Rooms Executive for The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

Donna Brown is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the JW Marriott in New Orleans, where she held the position of Director of Operations since 2009. A graduate of Loyola University, Brown has spent the majority of her career with Marriott International in New Orleans. She began her career at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel in 1988 and held positions at the Residence Inn, Courtyard, and Renaissance Hotels of New Orleans.

Matthew Helms is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Nigel where held the title of Director of Housekeeping since July 2010. He joined Marriott International in August 2003 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Abe Chaney started with The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans in October 2006 as Chief Engineer and was since promoted to Assistant Director of Engineering. Chaney has been with Marriott International since June 2002, and he has over 20 years of engineering experience.

Linda Le Hoffmann is joining the The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the Renaissance Pere Marquette and Renaissance Arts properties where she was the Human Resources Manager with oversight of both hotels. Prior to the Renaissance properties she was the HR Manager for the New Orleans Marriott.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 74 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe with future openings which include The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong which will open as the highest hotel in the world. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.

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