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37 Sales Leaders Inducted into Chairman’s Club at
Destination Hotels & Resorts’ Annual Sales Meeting


Englewood, Colo. – Jan. 16, 2008 – Andy Anderson, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Destination Hotels & Resorts, recently announced that 37 sales leaders throughout the company achieved Chairman’s Club status. Recognition was given to these associates during the company’s annual Sales & Marketing Conference at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona, Fla. last week. 

“Chairman’s Club is our opportunity to recognize and reward sales leaders for their hard work throughout the year,” said Anderson. “This is the second year that we’ve had the program and we’re thrilled to see an increase in the number of associates inducted into the Chairman’s Club this year. The program has truly promoted healthy competition within our sales teams and we’ve seen that translate into bottom line revenue growth and a stronger sales community of professional, high-achieving associates.”
 
Chairman’s Club designees were rewarded with a special recognition bonus and an all-inclusive trip to the Big Island of Hawaii.   Associates in the Chairman’s Club also receive exclusive business cards that note their designation in this prestigious, elite group of sales professionals.

Chairman’s Club associates for 2007 include:

• Kristin Bales, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa (San Diego, Calif.)
• Lydia Bates, Resort at Squaw Creek (Olympic Valley, Calif.)
• Bob Beach, Destination Hotels & Resorts
• Lindsay Bennett, Sunriver Resort (Sunriver, Ore.)
• Jodi Church, Destination Resorts Snowmass (Snowmass Village, Colo.)
• Carla Coleman, The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center (Denver, Colo.)
• Josée Cullins, Sunriver Resort (Sunriver, Ore.)
• Sara Estervig, Royal Palms Resort and Spa (Phoenix, Ariz.)
• Mark Fabian, The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center (Denver, Colo.)
• Laurie Feder, The Driskill (Austin, Texas)
• Deb Galper, Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center (Tarrytown, NY)
• Denice Gigoux, Destination Hotels & Resorts
• Neil Hastings, Mountain Lodge at Telluride (Telluride, Colo.)
• Alyson Heidesch, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa (San Diego, Calif.)
• Liz Hendrick, Sunriver Resort (Sunriver, Ore.)
• Yvette Lemoine, L’Auberge Del Mar Resort & Spa (Del Mar, Calif.)
• Lisa Lewis, Royal Palms Resort and Spa (Phoenix, Ariz.)
• Lori Love, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa (San Diego, Calif.)
• Ruth Lundquist, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center (Tempe, Ariz.)
• Tracey Lyon-Mercado, The Shores Resort & Spa (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
• Linda Maurer, The Driskill (Austin, Texas)
• Mandy McKaskle, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center (Tempe, Ariz.)
• Kerry McMahon, Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center (Florham Park, NJ)
• Kasey McNabnay, Vail Cascade Resort & Spa (Vail, Colo.)
• Blas Ortiz, The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center (Denver, Colo.)
• Christina Richartz, Resort at Squaw Creek (Olympic Valley, Calif.)
• Suzanne Robertson, The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center (Denver, Colo.)
• Karen Seabert, Royal Palms Resort and Spa (Phoenix, Ariz.)
• Kathleen Shackelford, The Shores Resort & Spa (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
• Sandy Silva, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center (Tempe, Ariz.)
• Denise Simmons, Destination Hotels & Resorts
• Lisa Sterns, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center (Tempe, Ariz.)
• Mary Jane Taylor, Miramonte Resort & Spa (Indian Wells, Calif.)
• David Umanzio, Miramonte Resort & Spa (Indian Wells, Calif.)
• Scott Verrue, Suncadia Resort (Roslyn, Wash.)
• Todd Wiggins, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa (San Diego, Calif.)
• Angie Yeo, The Driskill (Austin, Texas)
In addition to the Chairman’s Club, 22 sales leaders were honored who achieved President’s Club status. These individuals exceeded 100 percent of their productivity goals and received a special bonus for their achievement and in accordance with the President’s Club members, also receive exclusive business cards that note their status in this elite group of sales professionals. 

Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held lodging management company headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo. With more than 30 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 7,000 guest rooms, 10 golf courses and 12 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

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Contact:

Kristin Yantis Mettler
Malen & Mettler
(775)831-4422
kmettler@malenandmettler.com
 

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Also See: Destination Hotels & Resorts Inducts 32 Sales Leaders into Inaugural Chairman’s Club / January 2007
Destination Hotels & Resorts Recognizes Top Sales Performers for 2006; Sales Leaders Honored at Annual Sales & Marketing Meeting / January 2007
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