News for the Hospitality Executive
Vancouver, BC (November 10th, 2010) – With just a few months to go before Rosewood Hotel Georgia opens its doors, Peter Bruyere joins as Director of Sales & Marketing, bringing with him more than two decades of experience in the luxury hotel industry.
With an inspiring résumé, including Director of Sales at Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa in Victoria and Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, it was Bruyere’s most recent role at Vancouver’s Sutton Place Hotel that established his passion and fervor for the sales environment, an attribute pivotal to his appointment at Rosewood Hotel Georgia.
“Personal relationships are more important than ever in today’s sales and hospitality worlds,” declared Bruyere. “Investors in Rosewood Hotel Georgia - be it holiday makers, local residents, corporate buyers or meeting planners – look for a genuine connection with staff, through every stage of the booking process. At Rosewood Hotel Georgia, we will draw on the legacy of the property and ensure that every member of our team is a sincere ambassador for the brand.”
A native of Montreal, Bruyere will take responsibility for all sales and marketing initiatives related to the successful opening and permanent positioning of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, the first Rosewood-branded hotel in Canada, slated to open in March 2011.
“It is a great personal pleasure to welcome Peter Bruyere to our growing team,” said Steve Halliday, Managing Director of Rosewood Hotel Georgia. “Peter has a remarkable reputation across Canada, as a leading light in luxury hotel sales. Together, we look forward to re-establishing the property at the beating heart of Downtown Vancouver and introducing the esteemed Rosewood brand to a Canadian audience.”
About Rosewood Hotel Georgia:
Since 1927, the Hotel Georgia, now known as the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, has represented Vancouver's most stylish and elegant retreat at the beating heart of the city. The legendary property is located just steps away from long stretches of sea wall, the downtown shopping and business districts and Canada’s greenest convention centre. Named “Top City of the Americas” in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, Vancouver’s reputation as a world-class city, flanked by magnificent snow-kissed mountains and the Pacific Ocean continues to shine. The 155-room hotel is home to Hawksworth Restaurant, lead by visionary chef David Hawksworth; Sense, A Rosewood Spa® offering a menu of West-Coast treatments; thoughtfully designed meetings facilities; a heritage ballroom and spacious lounges, which act as a tranquil and enticing haven in this radiant downtown hub. rosewoodhotelgeorgia.com
About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts:
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manages properties worldwide including Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Dallas, The Carlyle in New York, The Mansion on Peachtree in Atlanta, Rosewood Sand Hill, CordeValle and San Ysidro Ranch in California, Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, Las Ventanas al Paraíso and Rosewood Mayakobá in Mexico and a triumvirate of world-class Caribbean properties – Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, Caneel Bay on St. John and Jumby Bay on Antigua. Rosewood also offers Sense, A Rosewood Spa® - featuring treatments reflective of the brand's signature A Sense of Place® philosophy - available exclusively at select properties. For more information on Rosewood Hotels & Resorts or Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, please call 888.ROSEWOOD or visit rosewoodhotels.com.
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