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Enchantment Group Spas & Resorts Appoints Marcos Casillas as Vice President
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – August 24, 2010 –Enchantment Group, a luxury resort development and management company, recently announced the appointment of Marcos Casillas as Vice President. Casillas brings more than 20 years of hotel asset management and operations experience to his role at Enchantment Group.

In his new position, Casillas will lead the exploration of new management and acquisition opportunities for Enchantment Group. He will also be overseeing the development of Mii amo Punta Mita, a 30 guest room destination spa, along with 25 residential condominiums, located in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.

Before joining Enchantment Group, Casillas was the Vice President of Asset Management for Trinity Hotel Investors, a global hotel real estate investment company based in New York, where he was responsible for asset management of a growing portfolio of more than 20 hotels and resorts throughout the United States and Europe. Prior to that, Marcos was the Vice President of Operations and Asset Management at the Woolley Hotel Company, where he asset managed a diverse hotel portfolio which included several independent resort and select service hotels, as well as various branded hotels.

Casillas’ past experience also includes roles as a General Manager for many esteemed luxury resort properties including Karmina Palace in Mexico, Kea Lani Resort in Hawaii and L’Auberge de Sedona. Casillas will play a significant role in the operations and development efforts of Enchantment Group’s current portfolio of resorts, spas and golf courses, including Enchantment Resort and Mii amo Spa in Sedona, Ariz. as well as the Tides Inn and Golden Eagle Golf Course in Irvington, Va.

“Marcos will be an integral part in the current $20 million renovation project taking place at Enchantment Resort,” said Mark Grenoble, President of Enchantment Group. “The first $4 million meeting village phase is now complete, and Marcos will assist in completing the remainder of the project, including an $11 million interior refurbishment of the guest rooms, followed by an enhancement of the resort’s main clubhouse and restaurants.”

About Enchantment Group
Enchantment Group focuses on providing proven experience in developing and managing all aspects of resorts, spas and communities. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Enchantment Group provides highly personalized branded or customized resort and spa development and management services in ways that maximize performance and return on investment. Award-winning properties managed by Enchantment Group include Arizona's Enchantment Resort; Mii amo named "world's best destination spa" in 2009 & 2007 by Travel + Leisure readers, and the Tides Inn in Virginia. A second Mii amo destination spa will open in Punta Mita, Mexico in 2013. For more information, please visit www.enchantmentgroup.com.

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Contact:

Alison Collins Lundberg
Director of Communications
Enchantment Group
8283 N. Hayden Road, Suite 155
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 480-264-3004
Fax: 480-264-3001
alison@enchantmentgroup.com


 

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Also See: Enchantment Group Building a 30 Room Resort & Spa Along with 25 Condominiums in Punta Mita, Mexico / February 2008

Strategic Hotels & Resorts Acquires 57 Acres of Oceanfront Land in Punta Mita, Mexico for an As-yet-unnamed Mixed-use Resort Development / December 2007

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Breaks Ground on Luxury Property in Punta Mita; St. Regis Resort, Punta Mita Will Have 120 guest rooms and 65 villas for Fractional and Whole Ownership / May 2006
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