Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Sherry Walker Appointed Director of Sales for the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Mar. 15, 2011 - The Bourbon Orleans Hotel (top left photo) announced today the appointment of Sherry Walker as director of sales for the 218-room boutique property in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Walker will be responsible for sales team leadership and sales revenue at the property.

“We are delighted to welcome Sherry to the hotel,” said General Manager Mark Wilson. “With 20 years of director-level sales experience, Sherry will be a great asset to the Bourbon Orleans team, guests and clients.”

Most recently Walker was director of sales and marketing for the Chateau Bourbon where she was instrumental in developing several signature events including the Tennessee Williams Festivals Annual Cocktail contest and the annual Kids on Canal event in conjunction with the New Orleans Downtown Development District’s Home for the Holidays. 

Walker’s experience also includes director of sales and marketing positions with the Baton Rouge Marriott and the Best Western Richmond Suites.  While at the Marriott, she received several commendations including Marriott International’s William R. Tiefel Award of Excellence and Columbia Sussex Top Performer Sales Shop Award.

Contact: Mark Wilson, General Manager, 504 523 2222

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