News for the Hospitality Executive
Peter J. Bonell Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
Paradise Point & Spa Located On San Diego’s Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (May 3, 2010) – Peter J. Bonell – a seasoned hospitality sales and marketing professional – has been named the new director of sales and marketing at Paradise Point & Spa, a longtime island destination on San Diego’s Mission Bay.
According to Mike Benecke, president of Noble House Hotels & Resorts which operates Paradise Point, Bonell will oversee all sales and marketing activities and programs for the 44-acre property, which recently completed an extensive $20 million renovation of its 462 bungalow-style guest rooms and meeting facilities.
“Peter’s impressive background and expertise will serve us well as we continue to enhance and improve the resort’s amenities and level of service,” said Benecke. “He is a multi-talented and accomplished professional who brings a wealth of experience to the resort.”
Bonell was most recently president of Performance Golf Alliance LLC, a global leader in golf travel marketing. He was also vice president of sales and marketing for Ginn Clubs & Resorts in Celebration, Florida, directing revenues and marketing activities for two luxury properties encompassing 850 units, four clubs and six golf courses. In addition, he has worked as vice president of sales and marketing for an array of iconic destinations, among them Colonial Williamsburg Resorts in Williamsburg, Virginia; Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company in Hershey, Pennsylvania; and The Broadmoor, an historic five-star property in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was also director of sales and marketing for the Mohegan Sun resort and casino in Connecticut, a 1,200-room property with 150,000 square feet of convention space, 23 restaurants and a 10,000-square-foot arena.
A native of New York City, he is a former United States Navy Seal and holds BS and MBA degrees in marketing from Mercy College. He is a Certified Hospitality Marketing Executive, and serves on the international board executive committee of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI); and is an advisory board member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI).
About Paradise Point Resort & Spa
A popular destination since 1962, the resort was originally known as Vacation Village and built by successful Hollywood producer and real estate developer Jack Skirball. It became Paradise Point Resort & Spa in 1999, and now features indoor and outdoor dining options, including fine dining at BALEEN; SpaTerre, a serene and luxurious Asian-inspired spa; a fitness center and five swimming pools, among them a beautiful lagoon pool with a sandy beach area. In addition, this unique 44-acre island getaway features more than one mile of sandy beach, a private marina, a freshwater lake and an 18-hole putting golf course. Secluded yet centrally located, the resort is just minutes from San Diego’s top attractions. The property is managed by Washington-based Noble House Hotels & Resorts. For more information, visit www.paradisepoint.com, or call reservations, toll free, at (800) 344-2626.
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