SEATTLE, Wash. – May 2, 2016 – Noble House Hotels & Resorts – a collection of luxury hotels and resorts – is pleased to announce the promotion of Thomas Hansen to Group Sales Manager at The Commons Hotel, located close to downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus. In his role, Hansen will oversee the university and corporate group market segments for The Commons Hotel.
“It’s a pleasure to promote Thomas to Group Sales Manager,” says Duane Rohrbaugh, general manager at The Commons Hotel. “We’re proud of his contributions to the team and look forward to his continued success as he develops new business for the hotel.”
Hansen has been on board with The Commons Hotel for six years, beginning as a bellman and quickly rising to leadership positions including guest services manager and, his most recent role, business travel sales manager. As business travel sales manager, Hansen nearly doubled the percentage of corporate business brought in, in addition to achieving 107% of his budgeted goal. Prior to joining the team, Hansen boasted more than six years of management and customer relation experiences throughout Minneapolis.
Celebrating both the intellectual and the artist, The Commons Hotel incorporates a theme of contrasts inspired by its collegiate ties to the university and industrial history of the Twin Cities, providing a welcoming atmosphere that embraces diverse people, cultures and communities who share the common desire to discover. The 304-room property gives nod to the geek-chic persona with playful experiences fancied around literary, art and science, from flights of local brew and alchemist mixology lessons at The Beacon Public House, to Sudoku Sleep-Ins and complimentary in-room book deliveries from the resident Book Butler.
With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts reflects the importance of individuality. Identifying each property for its culture and appeal, Noble House is unwavering in its dedication to create and manage unique, quality properties that reflect and make profound contributions to their communities, staying true to the local history, culture and ambiance that defines each region.
For more information about The Commons Hotel, call 1-800-822-6757 or visit www.commonshotel.com. The Commons Hotel is located at 615 Washington Avenue S.E., Minneapolis, Minn. 55414.
Noble House Hotels & Resorts
A privately held company for more than 30 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, transitioning in 1994 to a hotel ownership management company. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., the corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning across the U.S. From luxury resorts in San Diego, Calif. and Seattle, Wash. to Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the Florida Keys, each property maximizes and showcases its physical setting. Noble House is continuously growing, operating more than 40 hotel restaurants, bars and lounges, showcasing local culture and inspiration from local surroundings. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.