|LOS CABOS, Baja California, Mexico, Feb. 1, 2002 - Edward T. Steiner,
managing director of Rosewood's acclaimed Las Ventanas al Paraiso, has
been named Hotelier of the Year by the Los Cabos Hotel Association.
The Association has honored Steiner with the prestigious annual award
for his "invaluable participation, cooperation and support to strengthen
Las Ventanas is located at the tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, nestled
on fine white sands along the sparkling-blue Sea of Cortez. The resort
features: 61 exceptionally spacious suites with exquisite furnishings,
unique appointments hand-crafted by Mexican artisans, individual telescopes
for stargazing, and magnificent panoramic views; a world-class spa that
is at the forefront of an international trend of imbuing guests with physical,
mental and spiritual renewal; signature Baja- Mediterranean cuisine, served
only at Las Ventanas, inspired by the region's abundant natural resources;
a Tequila & Ceviche Bar with the finest list of tequilas and the Mexico's
most diverse ceviche menu; extravagant yachts for guest excursions; world-class
golf on the championship course encircling the resort; and an internationally
recognized tennis program.
|Steiner has managed Las Ventanas since the resort opened in 1997, guiding
it to an elite status as one of the world's finest and most heralded resorts.
Las Ventanas, for the first time, brought the highest international standards
of luxury, service and pampering to Los Cabos. The unparalleled resort
experience created by Steiner attracted more sophisticated and affluent
travelers to Los Cabos, and played a lead role in elevating the overall
standards and facilities of the destination. Today, Los Cabos is widely
recognized as Mexico's most upscale destination.
Over the last five years, Las Ventanas has earned numerous awards and
distinctions, including the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award and "The
Best Resort in the Americas" on Conde Nast Traveler magazine's annual
Edward T. Steiner is a veteran hotelier with a 20-year
background in the hospitality industry.
He came to Las Ventanas from the Watergate Hotel in Washington,
D.C., where he was general manager. Previously, he was part of the opening
team of the Grand Bay Hotel in Coconut Grove, Florida, and then served
as the hotel's assistant general manager. Food and beverage was his early
area of specialization in the hospitality field, serving as the regional
director of food and beverage in the Caribbean for Carnival Hotels &
Casinos with responsibility for four hotels.
Las Ventanas al Paraiso
Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico
61 guest accommodations include 56 suites averaging 960
|Resort Owner: Javier
Developer: Hal Thannisch,
Thannisch Development Services, Inc., Atlanta
Paul Duesing, Wilson Design, Dallas
Chuck McDaniel, SWA Group, Dallas
Director of Sales & Marketing:
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, manages
properties on five continents including Las Ventanas, The Carlyle in New
York City, The Lanesborough in London, and Hotel Seiyo Ginza in Tokyo.
Each Rosewood property is preeminent in its region and artfully designed
with local inspiration to create a distinctive sense of place. Throughout
its 22-year history, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has delighted guests
and elevated hospitality to a new level by providing discrete, personal
service and demonstrating remarkable attention to detail.