News for the Hospitality Executive
Director of Sales & Marketing for The Founders Inn & Spa
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, September 2008 … Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Tade Allen as director of sales & marketing for The Founders Inn & Spa, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Ellen Ruane, Benchmark’s general manager at the property, made the announcement.
“I am just thrilled to announce the promotion of Tade to director of sales & marketing,” said Ms. Ruane. “She and her team have had remarkable success in the sales programming at The Founders Inn & Spa, and she has successfully assumed marketing responsibilities for the property. This is a well-deserved promotion and we congratulate her!”
Since 2006, Ms. Allen served as director of sales for the Four Diamond property. During this tenure, she actively grew sales revenues and helped launch the new Flowering Almond Spa. In April, she was honored by Benchmark Hospitality International as the Director of Sales of the Year for the global company. She was previously presented with the Sales Executive of the Year award from Benchmark. Ms. Allen is also a long-term member of Benchmark's prestigious Platinum Club, which recognizes consistency in superior sales performance. She began her relationship with the company as senior sales manager for The Founders Inn & Spa.
Previous to joining Benchmark Hospitality International, Ms. Allen held
positions with the Radisson Hotel Tampa and the Omni Jacksonville Hotel
in Jacksonville, Florida.
About The Founders Inn and Spa
Boasting old-world charm and the finest southern hospitality, The Founders
Inn and Spa provides the appeal and warmth of a country inn, accented by
beautiful antiques and historic artifacts, with a new $5 million full-service
resort spa, grand scale pool featuring a circular slide and interactive
fountains, luxurious amenities and award-winning cuisine. The Inn's
240 guestrooms and suites include High Speed Internet access, generous
workspace and views of 26 landscaped acres. Select rooms include
gas fireplaces, and views of the lake and formal gardens. The Founders
Inn and Spa is located at 5641 Indian River Road in Virginia Beach near
exit 286B off Interstate 64 East. For reservations and additional
information, please call 800-926-4466 or visit www.FoundersInn.com.
|Also See:||Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Ellen Ruane-Johnson General Manager of The Founders Inn / April 2006|
|Benchmark Appoints Melanie Bowman Director of Operations at The Founders Inn / February 2007|