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General Manager of Raleigh Hotel Appointed to GRCVB Board of Directors

The Raleigh City Council Has Appointed Bill Hofmann, General Manager of the Raleigh Marriott City Center, to the GRCVB Board

RALEIGH, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 07/10/14 -- Raleigh Marriott City Center is pleased to announce the appointment of General Manager Bill Hofmann to the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors. Recently appointed by the Raleigh City Council, Hofmann will serve a two year term on the board, beginning this July.

Hofmann joined the team at Raleigh Marriott City Center in March of 2011, bringing more than 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry to the hotel in Raleigh, NC. As general manager he has defined the essence of leadership at the hotel, inspiring his team to exceed expectations at every level of operation. With a talented and dedicated staff, he has fostered a personalized guest experience that permeates through every corner of the property.

"I look forward to bringing my experience, skill and leadership knowledge to the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, continuing to shape new experiences and celebrate the unique spirit and culture of Raleigh and the surrounding region," said Hofmann.

Located near NC State and the Capitol, Raleigh Marriott City Center is the prominent hotel in the heart of the vibrant downtown district and offers groups convenient access to events via its direct connection to the convention center. Guests of this hotel in Raleigh, NC can stay connected with complimentary Internet in the hotel lobby and public areas, while staying just moments from some of the city's best sights and most well-known attractions. The hotel invites guests to unwind with an indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, restaurant, bar, and Starbucks all onsite. The Raleigh Marriott City Center hotel is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company.

Beginning in August, the hotel will be undergoing renovations to its lobby, restaurant and meeting space. These extensive renovations are scheduled to be completed by November. The property improvements include a new on-site restaurant, anticipated to open in late 2014. The new restaurant, named Rye, will feature true Southern Cuisine utilizing local suppliers and ingredients in its menu offerings.

About Raleigh Marriott City Center

Located among some of Raleigh, NC's most prominent destinations, Raleigh Marriott City Center welcomes business and leisure travelers with gracious accommodations and exceptional service. The hotel's first-class accommodations provide a welcome reprieve for busy travelers. Well known as home to Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, with its fine universities, high-tech pharmaceutical companies, state-wide political entities and great entertainment, is a vibrant metropolis. Conveniently located in the vibrant downtown district and connected to the city's convention center, the hotel's guest rooms and suites provide all the amenities needed for a relaxing experience in the city. An indoor pool, whirlpool and well-equipped fitness center are perfect for vigorous workouts or relaxing at day's end, while an on-site restaurant, bar and Starbucks allow guests to enjoy their favorite food and beverage without ever leaving the hotel.

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CONTACT:
Raleigh Marriott City Center
500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 USA
1-919-833-1120
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rdumc-raleigh-marriott-city-center/

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