News for the Hospitality Executive
Ocean Properties, Ltd. Names Kara Greer Director of
Sales & Marketing for Northern New England
Rockport, Maine (July 17, 2008) - Ocean Properties, Ltd. has named Kara M. Greer as Director of Sales and Marketing for the company's Northern New England Sales Team, responsible for sales and marketing operations for the Samoset Resort in Rockport, and in Bar Harbor for the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina and the Bar Harbor Regency.
Ms. Greer brings over a decade of lodging industry management experience to the position, the majority in the luxury hotel and resort sector. Before joining Ocean Properties, she was Director of Revenue Management for The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of New Orleans, a 757-room luxury hotel complex. With Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification from the HR Certification Institute, Ms. Greer also held positions as Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Assistant Director of Human Resources for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. She also holds Certified Hospitality Educator accreditation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and taught as an adjunct faculty member at Tulane University and Delgado Community College, both in New Orleans.
She completed her undergraduate work at Tulane University; then returned to her native state of Maine to complete her graduate degree in Public Policy at the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service. Greer grew up in Bangor, Maine and now resides in Belfast, Maine. ###
About The Samoset Resort and Harborside Hotel
The 230-acre Samoset Resort (www.samosetresort.com) is a waterfront jewel on the edge of Penobscot Bay. Its 178 guestrooms offer views of the Rockland Breakwater and Atlantic Ocean beyond or the 70-par golf course which Golf Digest considers among America's "10 most aesthetic." Resort amenities include complimentary WiFi access throughout, a state-of-the-art Health Club, indoor pool, tennis, spa services, Breakwater Cafe, Four Diamond and Wine Spectator Award-winning Marcel's Restaurant and the seasonal Clubhouse Grill. The intimate 2-bedroom/2 bath Flume Cottage offers secluded accommodations (with full hotel services) perched on the rocky shoreline adjacent to the 15th fairway of the golf course.
The Harborside Hotel & Marina (www.theharborsidehotel.com) is Bar Harbor's newest full-service resort hotel. In the lobby, guests will find the luxurious comfort including stone fireplaces and deep leather chairs, while the 160 deluxe guestrooms with balconies overlooking Frenchman's Bay feature new marble bathrooms, refrigerators, cable TV, hairdryers, coffeemakers and irons/ironing boards.
|Also See:||Ocean Hospitalities, Inc Acquires Historic Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine / Feb 1999|