News for the Hospitality Executive
Orlando, Fla. --- October 15, 2012 -- Glen Winsor has been appointed hotel manager of Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, a premier hotel resort accessible from within Walt Disney World property, according to Ted Ratcliff, senior vice president operation eastern U.S. for Hilton Worldwide. Winsor most recently held the position of general manager for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Orlando - Lake Buena Vista. In his new capacity, he will oversee operations for the 1,000-room hotel surrounded by a 482-acre nature preserve and including a Rees Jones-designed golf course, full fitness center, nearly a dozen dining options and a three-acre lazy river pool.
“Glen possesses a strong knowledge of the Orlando market and proven ability to increase market share and financial performance”, said Ratcliff. “He has a passion for customer service, offering strong operational management experience with expertise in business analysis, strategic sales planning and marketing as well as client relations and team member development.”
Winsor began his hospitality career in 1989 with Four Seasons Inn on the Park in Toronto, Canada holding various management positions until 1991 when he went to work for Delta Hotels as front office manager. Accelerating in the room’s division department, Glen remained with Delta Hotels and in 1997 was promoted to assistant general manager until 2000 when he went to work for DoubleTree Villas at Maingate in Kissimmee as general manager. In 2005, Glen became general manager of Embassy Suites Orlando International Drive South Convention Center where he remained until 2006, when he became general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Walt Disney World.
Winsor graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada with a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree, School of Hotel Management. He currently is on the Board of Directors for the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association, and is actively involved with Rotary Club of Lake Buena Vista and Focal Point Church, Hunters Creek.
He enjoys running, biking and boating and spending time with his wife Tammy and daughters Alexandra and Victoria.
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