03.06.13

James A. Waldvogel, General Manager of the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington, to Receive Marquette University Alumni National Award

Minneapolis, Minn., March 6, 2013. . . . .Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that James A. Waldvogel, general manager of the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington in Bloomington, Minn., has been named a 2013 Marquette University Alumni National Award recipient. The National Awards honor Marquette alumni who embody the Marquette mission of excellence, faith, leadership and service. Waldvogel will receive the Service Award from the College of Business Administration. Marcus Hotels & Resorts manages the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington.

“Volunteerism is an important aspect of our company’s culture. Jim is an excellent example of someone who uses his talents to give back to the community,” said Kirk A. Rose, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.  “Jim selflessly devotes his time, energy and resources to benefit Marquette University, his community and future generations of leaders. We are proud of his achievements beyond his service to our company.”

Waldvogel graduated from Marquette University’s College of Business Administration in 1983 with a major in business administration and specialty in finance. He has been the general manager of the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington for six years and has been with Marcus Hotels & Resorts for nearly 16 years.

Marquette University ranks 83rd in the 2013 edition of America’s Best Colleges, released by U.S. News & World Report. The Jesuit University strives to “Be The Difference” through its excellence, faith, leadership and service.

Waldvogel will be recognized for his achievements during the Marquette University Alumni National Awards Weekend April 25-27, 2013, on the university’s campus located in downtown Milwaukee, Wis. For more information about Alumni National Awards Weekend activities, please visit http://www.marquette.edu/alumni/awards. For the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management Award Recipients, please visit: http://www.marquette.edu/alumni/awards/recipients_busadm.php.

For more information on the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington hotel, please visit http://www.bloomingtonhilton.com.

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About the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington

The Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington is conveniently located in a sophisticated suburb of the Twin Cities in Bloomington, Minn. In 2013, the hotel was ranked #9 in both Best Minneapolis – St. Paul Hotels and Best Minnesota Hotels by U.S. News & World Report. Built in 2008, this modern property offers 257 deluxe guesthouses, Presidential and Executives Suites and exclusive amenities for HHonors and VIP travelers. Guests can take advantage of free parking, wireless Internet access and a complimentary fitness center, swimming pool and whirlpool. Perfect for business and leisure travelers alike, the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington is a short drive from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Mall of America, Twin Cities financial district and multiple dining and entertainment options. For more information on the hotel, visit http://www.bloomingtonhilton.com/ and find the hotel on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/HiltonMinneapolisBloomington) and Twitter (@MSPMOA).

 

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 20 hotels, resorts and other properties in 11 states.  A force in the hospitality industry, Marcus Hotels & Resorts provides expertise in management, development and historic renovations.  The company’s portfolio includes a wide variety of properties including city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts and branded first-class hotels.  For more information on the latest news and updates, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).

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