News for the Hospitality Executive
Alex Gregory Named Director of Sales and Marketing for
the Royal Palms Resort
and Spa, a Destination Hotels & Resorts Property in Phoenix, Arizona
– (September 2008) – Alex Gregory has been named Director of Sales and
Marketing for the Royal Palms Resort and Spa, a Destination Hotels &
Resorts (DH&R) managed property. Pete Ells, general manager of
the resort, cited Gregory’s strong leadership skills along with his proven
experience in sales and critical marketing disciplines as key factors in
his selection. His responsibilities will encompass management of group
and leisure sales, marketing, public relations, revenue management and
Gregory began his hotel career in 1994 as a Sales Manager with Hawthorn Suites Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. From there, he moved to The Mills House Hotel, a Four Star-Four Diamond historic hotel in Charleston’s Historic District. In1998, he was appointed Assistant General Manager and Director of Sales for the Doubletree Guest Suites in Charleston.
He joined Charleston’s Four Diamond Wild Dunes Resort, also managed by DH&R, in 2000 as Regional Sales Manager. Three years later he was promoted to Director of Sales and again promoted in 2006 to Director of Sales and Marketing.
During his eight-year tenure at Wild Dunes, he was recognized as the
resort’s Leader of the Quarter in 2005 and DH&R’s Outstanding Sales
Leader the same year. Gregory is a member of HSMAI and currently serves
as Vice-Chair of the Resort Best Practices Committee.
A member of Historic Hotels of America, Royal Palms Resort and Spa is
a AAA Four Diamond resort located at the foot of majestic Camelback Mountain.
Combining the graciousness and sophistication of a Mediterranean villa
with the intimacy and privacy of a secluded retreat, Royal Palms offers:
119 custom-appointed guest rooms, suites, intimate clusters of casitas
and grand villas; regal Spanish Colonial architecture; over 20,000 square
feet of estate-like meeting space; Tuscan-style gardens; exquisite tapestries,
antiques and stone fireplaces throughout, a Mother-of-Pearl-tiled swimming
pool with private cabanas; and a croquet lawn. Designed around the original
historic private mansion built in 1929, Royal Palms is home to the award-winning
T. Cook’s restaurant and the Mobil Four Star Alvadora Spa. Just minutes
from Scottsdale’s shopping, galleries, golf, Phoenix Sky Harbor International
Airport and the Camelback financial corridor, Royal Palms is an ideal retreat
for business, pleasure and special occasions, offering luxury, privacy,
romance and convenience.
ROYAL PALMS RESORT AND SPA
|Also See:||Destination Hotels & Resorts Promotes Alex Gregory to Director of Sales and Marketing at Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, South Carolina / November 2006|
|Dean Anderson Named Director of Sales and Marketing for Destination Resorts Hawaii / June 2008|