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Monica Neumann Appointed General Manager of the Regent Palms
Turks and Caicos on the Island of Providenciales
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 November 10, 2008 (Turks and Caicos) – A veteran of the luxury hospitality industry, Monica Neumann, has been appointed the new General Manager of the award-winning Regent Palms Turks and Caicos, one of only five Caribbean hotels to earn a spot on Robb Report’s 100 Best Places to Stay 2008, and the resort’s Regent Spa was on Condé Nast Traveler’s coveted “Hot List” for 2008. With extensive luxury hospitality experience, including Director of Operations and Director of Quality Integration and Training for Regent Hotels, Neumann oversees all operations for the award-winning resort, which overlooks renowned Grace Bay Beach on the island of Providenciales. 
 
Neumann has been a leader within Regent managed hotels and brings a wealth of global experience to The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos. She has held several senior management positions with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and distinguished herself as the company’s first female to open a Hyatt operationally (Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Washington DC) as well as the first female General Manager to open a Hyatt hotel (Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Fla.). She also served as General Manager at the Hyatt Newporter Hotel in Newport Beach, and at the Radisson Plaza Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia. Her luxury expertise also includes leadership positions in client services for upscale retailer Nordstrom, Inc.
 
“Monica is a sparkling hospitality talent with a keen eye for quality and an impressive background in luxury. Combining Monica’s impressive talent with our award-winning Caribbean resort is a recipe for success,” said Bjorn Gullaksen of Regent Hotels & Resorts. 
 
Boasting prime location on renowned Grace Bay Beach, The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos is the Caribbean’s most desirable destination. The resort’s 72 one-, two- and three bedroom suites feature balconies or expansive terraces, marble floors, vaulted ceilings, custom-made mahogany furnishings, 400 thread-count Egyptian linens, as well as kitchens with classic cabinetry equipped with Viking appliances. Resort features include a $1.8 million serpentine infinity pool; Caribbean fusion cuisine at newly re-launched signature restaurant, Parallel23, A Tropical Grille, where the acclaimed Executive Chef, Torsten Rumprecht, recently shared his talents at the world-renowned Mobil 5-Star, White Barn Inn Restaurant in Kennebunkport, ME, or the Plunge pool restaurant and bar. The Regent Spa, newly re-launched in late 2007, is the heart of the resort, with an immense reflecting pool, stand-alone treatment rooms, and a lengthy menu of signature and classic treatments 




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Contact:

Sarah Evans
(212) 255-6541
Sarah@hawkpr.com 

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Also See: Carlson Hotels Worldwide Names Bjørn Gullaksen To Lead Regent Luxury Group: Fills Newly Created Role as President of The Regent Luxury Group / February 2008

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