Woodlands (Houston), Texas, April
2009 … Benchmark
International has announced the
appointment of Elizabeth
Oliver as controller for Naples Bay
Resort, the new luxury property in Naples, Florida.
Benchmark’s managing director at
the resort, made the announcement. This
marks a return to Benchmark Hospitality for Ms. Oliver, who was previously with
the company during the 1990s.
“We’d like to welcome Elizabeth
to Naples Bay Resort,” said Mr. Allowe, “and are so pleased she is returning to
Benchmark Hospitality International. I
look forward to her being an active member of our executive team here
Prior to joining Naples Bay Resort, Elizabeth
the title of director of finance for Daufuskie Island Resort and Breathe Spa, Daufuskie Island, South Carolina.
had previously served as controller for the Westin Innisbrook Golf
located near Tampa, and held the same
with the Adams Mark Hotel
in Charlotte, North Carolina.
It was at Bald Head Island Resort, off the
coast of North Carolina,
that she was last employed by Benchmark Hospitality in the role of
hospitality controller. Benchmark operated
the resort at the
Ms. Oliver has also worked in the United Kingdom as financial controller
London Hilton on Park Lane
hotel in the city of London. She began her career with Benchmark
Hospitality initially serving as operations analyst at the company’s
Office before being promoted to controller of the Park Ridge Hotel near
Philadelphia, which was then part of Benchmark’s portfolio. Ms. Oliver began her career in Scotland. She resides in Naples.
About Naples Bay
Naples Bay Resort www.naplesbayresort.com is
ideally located on prestigious Fifth
in historic Naples,
Florida. The Four Diamond property is uniquely situated
Marina, making it the only hotel in Southwest Florida with its own
operational Yacht Club and Marina and with water access to the Gulf of Mexico. Guests
of Naples Bay Resort can select from a choice of
accommodations, including The Cottages, 108 two- and three-bedroom
The Hotel, which features 65 designer-furnished, one- and two-bedroom
well as 20 guestrooms. Restaurants include the award-winning Olio on Naples Bay,
Bonefish Grill and Bluewater Bar & Grill. The resort’s recreational
amenities include The Spa and fitness center; full-service tennis
six lighted, Har-Tru courts, pro shop and lessons; Pilates, aerobics
classes; lagoon-style, lazy river, children and lap pools; and private
The resort’s 97-slip marina incorporates a Yacht Club, waterfront pool,
store, fuel dock and rental boats, including 22-foot Kayot and 24-foot Everglades boats. Adding
to the resort experience is
a 33,000-square-foot retail promenade, featuring high-end specialty
Naples Bay <>Resort – a proud member of
Hotels & Resorts www.preferredhotels.com – is a Personal Luxury Resort™ operated by Benchmark
About Benchmark Hospitality
Benchmark Hospitality International is a
in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels,
and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The privately held company, launched
in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of
Centers. Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization
properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.
international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near
with regional offices in New Jersey and Connecticut.
offices are located in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the
of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.