Marriott CEO to be Keynote Speaker at Hunter Hotel Conference
Tuesday November 27th, 2012 - 11:03AM W
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ATLANTA, GA—Arne M. Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the 25th annual Hunter Hotel Conference. The event will be held on Mar. 20-22, 2013 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and will bring together more than 800 hotel owners, investors, lenders, franchisers and industry leaders.
“Mr. Sorenson sees the hotel industry from a variety of perspectives, including as a brand builder and innovator,” said Bob Hunter, conference co-chair and CEO of Hunter, in a statement. “He will share his viewpoints—especially how they apply to hotel owners as the industry continues to improve.”
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