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The 412-key Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa in South Carolina
Makes Several Key Sales Team Appointments

Hilton Head Island, SC (April 25, 2012) – The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa has recently announced some new employee appointments. Sophie Kruse has been named Group Sales Manager. She was previously working on the Sales Support Team and will now handle the social, military, education and religious markets for the Resort. Ellen Lam has been named Leisure Sales Manager, handling leisure and business travel.  Ellen has been with the resort for 5 years as Marketing Manager.

Francesca (Ches) Ney has been named Group Sales Manager and will handle the South Carolina and West Coast group markets. Ches was previously the Leisure Sales Manager at the resort. Trish Luckenbill was recently appointed Catering Sales Manager and will be selling and servicing weddings, social events and local meetings.  Trish was formally a Catering Manager with the W hotel in Dallas and has been with Starwood for 5 years.














Sophie Kruse
Group Sales Manager

Ellen Lam
Leisure Sales Manager

Francesca Ney
Group Sales Manager

Trish Luckenbill
Catering Sales Manager
Annette Miller
Group Sales Manager

Julia Dodson
Catering Sales Manager

Lisa Tennison
Group Sales Manager


Annette Miller was recently appointed Group Sales Manager, and will handle the North East Market.  Annette was formally an Account Manager with the Starwood Atlanta Metro Market and has been with Starwood for over 10 years. Julia Dodson has been named Catering Sales Manager. Julia has been with the resort for over 5 years managing the food and beverage outlets, and now will be selling and servicing weddings, social events and local meetings.  Lisa Tennison, Group Sales Manager will be taking over the Mid-Atlantic Association and Corporate Markets.  Lisa has been with the resort for 8 years and previously handled the Social Market.

About The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
Located within Port Royal Plantation, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa is an AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with 412 guest rooms and suites. The resort offers a variety of dining options, outdoor swimming pools, a 9-treatment room Heavenly Spa by Westin with full service salon, WestinWORKOUT®, a health club, running and walking trails, beach and water sports. Guests also have access to the Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, featuring three spectacular 18-hole golf courses: The Barony, Planter’s Row and Robber’s Row, designed by George W. Cobb, Willard C. Byrd and Pete Dye, respectively. The Port Royal Racquet club features 14 tennis Har-Tru clay and Nova hard courts. The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa also offers over 30,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space that consist of 15 meeting rooms, including a 13,200 square-foot Grand Ballroom, an Oceanfront Pavilion and two Executive Boardrooms, www.westinhiltonheadisland.com

Contact:

Skip James
Director of Sales & Marketing
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
skip.james@westin.com
843.681.1020

Jan Gourley
jan@adfishgroup.com
843.812.5802


 

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