FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Paul Loisel, Communications Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
Direct: (504) 670-2817 and Cell: (504) 913-4114
JIM OLIVER APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER OF THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS
NEW ORLEANS, La. - April 8, 2013 - Jim Oliver has been appointed to the position of General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. As General Manager, Oliver will oversee all business and operational aspects of the hotel.
Oliver joins The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the company's Fort Lauderdale property, where he served as General Manager since 2008, when The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company took over the property from St. Regis. He led the property in this transition.
In his 30-plus years of hospitality industry experience, Oliver has spent 28 of those years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company including two and a half years at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans as Executive Assistant Manager, Rooms and as Hotel Manager. He has also served as Food & Beverage Director in five separate assignments and as The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company's Regional Vice President of Operations for the Southeast Region.
Oliver and his family are truly excited to be returning to New Orleans, a city they have aspired to return to and consider home.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 82 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 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 website 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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