Ocean Club on Paradise Island
|Paradise Island, The Bahamas, August 19, 2005 – One&Only Resorts
has announced the appointment of Isabel Gracia as Director of Sales at
One&Only Ocean Club, the treasured Bahamian hideaway located on Paradise
Island. Ms. Gracia has 10 years of experience in the international
luxury resort industry and comes to the resort after a successful two-year
tenure as Associate Director of Sales at the highly-acclaimed Mandarin
As Ms. Gracia has shown in previous positions, one of her greatest strengths is her ability to increase revenue through targeted group sales. Ms. Gracia will be instrumental in continuing to secure elite incentive and meeting groups as well as introducing the resort to new market segments.
Commented Tim Roby, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing for parent company Kerzner International, “Ms. Gracia’s understanding of cultures and her fluency in many languages will be an asset as we attract more diverse and international groups to One&Only Ocean Club.”
Prior to joining One&Only Ocean Club, along with her successful tenure at Mandarin Oriental Miami, Ms. Gracia has held positions at The Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Caribbean & Mexico. She attended the University of San Jose, Costa Rica where she specialized in liberal arts and languages, and the School of Tourism in Rome, Italy.
Ms. Gracia commented, “I am looking forward to working with the renowned One&Only Ocean Club, and am eager to bring my expertise to the resort and oversee its sales efforts.”
About One&Only Ocean Club
One&Only Ocean Club, once Shangri-La, the exclusive private estate
of Huntington Hartford, has emerged at the turn of the 21st century, after
a $100 million renaissance, as one of the most elegant luxury resorts in
the Americas. Intimate in size, placing the highest priority of pampering
personalized attentiveness, the resort offers 106 luxurious accommodations
including beachfront and garden-view rooms, suites, cottages and three
private villas in a gracious colonial Bahamian style, with round-the-clock
butler service and luxurious touches such as champagne and strawberries
in the afternoon and icy sorbet served on the beach.
|Also See:||André Boersma and Hector de Galardas Named to General Manager Positions with Kerzner's One&Only Resorts / July 2005|
|Kerzner Building 88 Condominiums On the East End of Paradise Island Near One&Only Ocean Club / March 2005|