FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
General Manager Russell Miller Receives the Trumpet Award
NEW ORLEANS, La. - January 4, 2012 -Russell Miller, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, received the Trumpet Award from the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers (NABHOOD). Miller's hospitality career spans thirty-two years, both stateside and in his native Bahamas.
Miller was appointed to the position of General Manager of the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans in May of 2009. He is actively involved in the local hospitality community as a board member of the Greater New Orleans Hotel and Lodging Association (GNOHLA), New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (NOMCVB) and New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corporation (NOTMC).
Prior to his tenure in New Orleans, Miller was the Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the Harborside Resort and General Manager of the One & Only Ocean Club, both located in the Bahamas. He also held positions at the Divi Bahamas Beach Resort & Country Club, Carnival's Crystal Palace Resort & Casino and the Radisson Cable Beach Casino and Golf Resort. Miller's career began in 1979 when he joined Marriott International as a restaurant manager in Newport Beach, California.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 77 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. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. 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 www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR).
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