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Marriott Vacation Club Appoints General Manager at Marriott’s Beachplace Towers
ORLANDO, Fla. - September 22, 2008 - Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI) - the vacation ownership division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) - has appointed Alfred Rosenthal to general manager at Marriott's BeachPlace Towers in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
A 17-year Marriott veteran, Rosenthal comes to Marriott's BeachPlace Towers with a wealth of experience. Beginning his career as a security supervisor at both the Boston Marriott Cambridge and Boston Marriott Long Wharf in Massachusetts, Rosenthal progressed to general manager at the Mahwah Courtyard by Marriott in Mahwah, N.J. in 2002. In 2004, he transitioned to the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in downtown Naples, Fla. where he also held the role of general manager.
Rosenthal joined MVCI in 2005 and served as front office manager for Marriott's BeachPlace Towers. In his most recent role, Rosenthal held the position of director of operations for the vacation ownership resort.
"With Al's dynamic personality and extensive experience in all areas of hotel management, he will be a tremendous asset to this fantastic property." said Troy Asche, regional vice president of customer experience for the Florida-Caribbean region.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Rosenthal and his wife have three sons and currently reside in Coral Springs, Fla. Always an active member in his community, Rosenthal co-chaired the North New Jersey Business Council in 2002 and today dedicates his time to community service by volunteering for Children's Miracle Network and various local causes.
About Marriott Vacation Club
Marriott Vacation Club is the recognized worldwide leader in vacation ownership with a program highly regarded for its quality and unique flexibility. In 1984, Marriott became the first branded hospitality company by nearly a decade to enter the timeshare industry. MVC continues to expand with a diverse portfolio of over 9,800 timeshare resort villas throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Today, nearly 360,000 vacation owners around the globe own their vacations "the Marriott way," offering options to exchange weeks with priority within the MVC portfolio or within Interval International's global system of more than 2,300 resorts in over 75 countries, trade their week(s) for Marriott Rewards points, or rent their week(s).