News for the Hospitality Executive
|WESTON, Fla. – December 7, 2006 – Hyatt Regency Bonaventure
Conference Center & Spa has named Fred Euler general manager and Kelly
Commerford, CHME, director of sales & marketing. Euler and Commerford
are heading up the new Hyatt team and launching the hotel upon the January
completion of a $100 million renovation.
“Fred and Kelly were ideal candidates to lead the hotel as it undergoes a major renovation and becomes a Hyatt hotel,” commented Carlos Cabrera, vice president of field operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “Fred has been with Hyatt for an impressive 30 years and Kelly brings more than 22 years of hospitality experience to the position. I’m confident they will take this hotel to the next level and put it on the map as one of South Florida’s top hotels.”
Prior to his position at Hyatt Regency Bonaventure, Euler served as general manager for a number of Hyatt hotels including Hyatt Lodge, Hyatt Regency Woodfield and Hyatt Deerfield in Illinois, Hyatt Regency Phoenix, and, most recently, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa where he also served on the board of directors for the Lake Tahoe Crystal Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau. Euler holds a degree in hospitality management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. At Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Euler is using his experience to prepare the hotel for a successful opening and be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations.
Commerford joins the Hyatt team from a four-year tenure at Dolce International where he worked as the Western regional director of sales & marketing for the Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California and director of sales & marketing for Dolce Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska, Minnesota. Commerford is a certified hotel marketing executive (CHME) and has earned a number of awards including the 2005 International Association of Conference Centers Award of Excellence in Education and two bronze Adrian Awards from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. Commerford will be responsible for spearheading Hyatt Bonaventure’s grand opening launch and leading the sales force for the hotel, its conference center and meeting facilities.
Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center & Spa is located in
the community of Weston, Florida, just 15 miles from the Fort Lauderdale
International Airport. The 501-room hotel offers four-star accommodations
with a state-of-the-art conference center covering 100,000 square feet
of meeting space. Spacious, modern guestrooms, four swimming pools,
multiple dining options, nature trail and access to first-rate tennis and
golf facilities, the hotel caters to all business and leisure needs.
Additionally, the first and only destination Red Door Lifestyle Spa, Elizabeth
Arden, recently opened at the hotel providing guests with an unmatched
Holly Lee Zawyer
|Also See:||Hyatt Signs 20-year Management Agreement to Operate the 501-room Bonaventure Resort and Spa; The Westin, Forida Resort to be Renamed the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center and Spa / August 2006|
|Bonaventure Resort & Spa's Original Developer, The Ireland Companies, to Redevelop the 496 room Resort into 252 Condominiums; Wyndham to Manage the Resort / June 2004|
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