Jerry Jensen Appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing at The Guest House at Graceland

 

MEMPHIS, TN. September 13, 2017 - Hotel industry veteran Jerry Jensen has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing for The Guest House at Graceland, a AAA Four Diamond resort hotel located just steps away from Elvis Presley's Graceland® in Memphis.

Jensen brings to The Guest House more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He joins the 450-room property from the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as director of sales and marketing. Jensen began his career in Houston, Texas with Dunfey Hotels. His first director of sales and marketing position came in 1986 with the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza. Subsequently, Jensen served as regional director, area director and director of sales and marketing for a variety of upscale independent properties and major brand hotels, including large convention hotels and boutique resorts. In addition to his career in hospitality sales and marketing, Jensen has been a professional Jazz musician for more than four decades.

About The Guest House at Graceland

The Guest House at Graceland is the most significant enhancement to Graceland since it opened to the public in 1982 and the largest hotel project in Memphis in over 90 years. The AAA Four-Diamond world-class resort, just steps away from Elvis Presley's iconic mansion, features 430 spacious guest rooms and 20 luxury suites, two full-service restaurants, expansive meeting and special events space for conventions, meetings, weddings and gatherings for 1350 people, a 464-seat theater for live performances and movies, an expansive outdoor pool and a manicured lawn space with capabilities for a 400-person tent for special outdoor events. Reservations for The Guest House at Graceland may be made by calling 800-238-2000 or 901-443-3000, or online at www.GuestHouseGraceland.com.

About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

Elvis Presley's Graceland, in Memphis, is music's most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland, its related properties, including AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room hotel, which opened in October 2016, as well as the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis' home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. In 2015, Graceland was named the world's “Best Musical Attraction” and “Best Historic Southern Attraction” in the USA Today 10 Best Reader's Choice Awards and in 2013, voted the #1 “Iconic American Attraction” in the same poll. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com. Stay connected to Elvis Presley's Graceland:Website: http://www.graceland.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElvisPresleysGraceland @VisitGraceland on Twitter, Instagram and PeriscopeGraceland Blog: http://blog.graceland.com/ Graceland Podcast: http://www.graceland.com/connect/podcast.aspx YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialGraceland Livestream events: https://livestream.com/ElvisPresleyGraceland SiriusXM's Elvis Radio, Channel 19: http://www.siriusxm.com/Elvisradio

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