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Allen Anderson Appointed Director of Sales and Marketingfor
Skamania Lodge, a Destination Hotels & Resorts Property
Stevenson, Wash. – Dec. 13, 2006 – Andy Anderson, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Destination Hotels and Resorts, announces the appointment of Allen Anderson as director of sales and marketing for Skamania Lodge, a scenic Pacific Northwest mountain resort.  Allen Anderson, a senior hospitality sales and marketing executive, comes to Skamania with more than 25 years of experience in the industry.

Prior to joining Skamania Lodge, Anderson was the director of marketing at Ocean Hammock Resort in Palm Coast, Fla. (originally managed by DH&R), where he managed all sales, marketing and promotional activities for the premier golf and oceanfront resort.  From 1996 to 2005, he was the director of marketing and special events at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, a AAA four-diamond property. 

From 1987 to 2004, Anderson was the vice president of sales and marketing for ClubResorts, Inc., Division of Club Corporation of America, where he directed all corporate marketing sales and marketing activities for a portfolio of properties, including the renowned Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, N.C., Barton Creek Resort at Austin, Texas, and other properties throughout the US and Caribbean. Anderson has served on and been recognized for contributions to numerous local, state, and regional tourism and marketing organizations throughout his career.

“We are extremely pleased that Allen is joining our sales and marketing team at Skamania Lodge,” said Frank Casarez, Skamania Lodge’s general manager.  “Allen brings a reputable management background and extensive experience in luxury hospitality that will help establish Skamania as the premier golf, conference, and travel destination in the Northwest.”

Skamania Lodge is one of 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, 13 golf courses and 10 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Jackson Hole, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

Contact:

Kristin Mettler
Destination Hotels & Resorts
(858) 964-6533
kmettler@destinationhotels.com

 

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Also See: Lowe Enterprises Acquires Skamania Lodge in Washington State, Destination Hotels & Resorts to Manage the Property / July 2005
Andy Anderson Appointed Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Destination Hotels & Resorts / July 2004
Dolce and DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners Acquire the Skamania Lodge in Washington; Plan $15-million Expansion / Feb 2001
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