Loews Hollywood Hotel Announces Charlie Hines as Managing Director
LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2012) ? Loews Hollywood Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Hines as Managing Director. With more than 30 years of hotel management experience, Hines takes the helm at Loews Hotels? newest acquisition, which opened June 16.
?We are pleased to welcome Charlie back to the Loews Hotels family,? said John Thacker, Vice President of Operations for Loews Hotels. ?His tenure in the industry and vast experience managing, opening and renovating hotels will enable the Loews Hollywood Hotel to become the preferred hotel choice in Hollywood. Charlie will provide travelers with the genuine service and comfortable luxury for which Loews Hotels is known.?
He returns to Loews Hotels after a brief retirement. His most recent role as Managing Director at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel earned him accolades within Loews Hotels including the Chairman Award for leadership, Good Neighbor Award for local philanthropy and Hotel of the Year award for overall performance.
Hines, a former captain in the United States Air Force, opened the Hyatt Regency in Chicago in the role of Human Resources Director and served as the Pre-Opening General Manager for The Ritz Carlton Hotel in South Beach, Florida. Previous posts include Area General Manager for Marriott Hotels in Los Angeles, where he oversaw multi-brand sales and marketing efforts for 10 hotels, and General Manager Positions for Marriott in Boston, Philadelphia and Hartford, Conn.
An active community leader, Hines has served as a board member for Destination Marketing Organizations throughout his career in markets including Miami, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Hartford, Conn. including leadership roles as Chairman of the Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association and Chairman of the Sales Committee and Marketing Committee for the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau.
?About Loews Hollywood Hotel
Situated in Los Angeles? most revered neighborhood, where dreams come true and commerce thrives, the Loews Hollywood Hotel rises 20 floors above the famed intersection of Hollywood and Highland. Spectacular views of the iconic Hollywood sign and Los Angeles cityscape set the stage for 632 rooms and 113 spacious suites as well as a full-service spa, rooftop pool and 24-hour fitness center. The hotel is the centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland Center, where guests have direct access to over 80 shops, 26 restaurants and eateries, 12 bowling lanes, seven movie screens and the newly renamed Dolby Theatre, where the Academy Awards are held and the home to IRIS, Cirque du Soleil?s newest production and first resident show in Los Angeles.
About Loews Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Resorts owns and/or operates 18 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada including the Loews Hollywood Hotel located adjacent to the Hollywood & Highland Center. The hotel features 632 guestrooms, including 113 suites, and over 120,000-square-feet of meeting space.? Located in major city centers and resort destinations in North America from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local and vibrant travel experience.? For reservations or more information about Loews Hotels & Resorts, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com.?
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