El Segundo, CA, April 21, 2013 - Portfolio Hotels & Resorts is celebrating Ms. Kerri Franklin, Director of Sales at the DoubleTree by Hilton LAX – El Segundo, as the recipient of the DoubleTree brand Director of Sales of the Year Award 2012. Each year, the DoubleTree by Hilton brand selects a Director of Sales throughout its portfolio of properties who best represents the Hilton Worldwide Values of Hospitality, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Ownership and Now. Ms. Franklin was chosen from among the 269 DoubleTree properties in North America as the very best of the best.
Ms. Franklin is an 8-year hospitality sales veteran with over 4 years at the DoubleTree LAX. In 2012 under her leadership, the hotel experienced double digit revenue growth, and a 10% RevPAR increase. “Kerri’s leadership helped guide the hotel through a challenging yet very successful year,” says Julie Baylor, DoubleTree LAX General Manager. “She has been a stable, supportive presence for the entire hotel team and a driver of success in revenue and service.”
The DoubleTree by Hilton LAX – El Segundo Hotel is conveniently located just 1.5 miles from Los Angeles International Airport and in the heart of El Segundo’s premier business district. Offering complimentary parking and 24-hour airport shuttle service, the DoubleTree LAX is the ideal choice for business and leisure travelers alike, with easy access to beaches and L.A. area attractions.
About Portfolio Hotels & Resorts:
Headquartered in Westmont, IL, Portfolio Hotels & Resorts is a hospitality management company that specializes in managing unique, boutique-style hotels, destination resorts and significant branded urban hotels in domestic markets across the U.S. For more information, visit www.portfoliohotels.com.
Julie A. Baylor, CHA
The DoubleTree by Hilton LAX
1985 East Grand Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90230