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Hotelier Reggie McDowell Joins Corniche Travel
Anastasia Mann, Owner and CEO of Corniche Group, Inc., is pleased to announce that Reginald (Reggie) McDowell has joined the company as president.  McDowell has a proven track record as a successful hotelier nationwide.  He started his hotel career with ITT Sheraton and later vice president and regional manager with Interstate with oversight of 25 hotels in the western U.S, Hawaii and Alaska.  He most recently was VP & GM for Pyramid Hotel Group at the Burbank Marriott Hotel.

In the last 20 years McDowell has served as general manager for three major hotels in the Los Angeles market and was also based in L.A. during his tenure with Interstate hotels.

McDowell graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a B.S. degree in Hospitality.

Corniche Group, Inc. includes Corniche Travel, a 28-year old, internationally respected travel management company which handles corporate travel for major companies within 80 countries. It also provides international leisure and group travel planning as well as full service meeting & event planning. Also included is Anastasia's Africa, now in its 11th year: a private, customized high level safari operator with offices in Cape Town, South Africa as well as the West Hollywood headquarters. And 10-year-old Corniche Entertainment, providing artist management, concert production and music for multiple venues within the Western United States as well as corporate events.

"I couldn't be more excited," said Anastasia. "As a former hotelier myself, I appreciate the energy, the knowledge and the international experience Reggie brings to our company. The benefits to our valued clientele are far too numerous to list."  

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