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 Edward T. Steiner, Managing Director of
Las Ventanas Named Hotelier of the Year
by Los Cabos Hotel Association
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 our destination."
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 Gold List. 

Edward Steiner
Managing Director

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 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. 

Las Ventanas al Paraiso
Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico
61 guest accommodations include 56 suites averaging 960 square feet
Resort Owner: Javier Burillo Azcarraga 
Developer: Hal Thannisch, Thannisch Development Services, Inc., Atlanta 
Interior Designer: Paul Duesing, Wilson Design, Dallas 
Landscape Architect: Chuck McDaniel, SWA Group, Dallas 
Managing Director: Edward Steiner 
Director of Sales & Marketing: Cristina Romero-Peri

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. 


Ed Placidi
P&G Communications

Also See Los Cabos Hoteliers Saluted for Rapid Hurricane Recovery / Oct 2001 
Five Former Rosewood Hotels Executives Join Mankarios at St. Regis Hotel Chain / August 2001 

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