DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — The director of an organization that promotes historic hotels says the properties are facing more competitive pressure these days, always trying to engage in new marketing campaigns to attract customers.But Thierry Roch of Historic Hotels of America says they also have an advantage over more modern ones: name recognition, reputation and word-of-mouth following.Some historic hotels have done very well in this economy; others have looked to reinvest in the properties as they weather a downturn. One that hopes to modernize, yet preserve its past, is The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in New Hampshire.The Dixville Notch hotel is where the nation's first presidential ballots have been cast for 50 years. It's been for sale for over a year.