Benchmark Hospitality International Names Perry Goodbar Director of Sales & Marketing for Villas of Grand Cypress
January 7, 2016 12:52pm
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, January 2016 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Perry Goodbar director of sales & marketing for the Villas of Grand Cypress, a Personal Luxury property located in Orlando, Florida. Mark Cox, general manager, made the announcement.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Perry to our resort,” said Mr. Cox. “He brings significant experience and industry contacts important to all areas of our property. We look forward to his leadership in our sales and marketing operations.”
Perry Goodbar was previously vice president of sales, services and business development for the Colonial Williamsburg Company, the multi-property resort consisting of six hotels, golf, spa, retail and dining facilities, located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Mr. Goodbar has also held sales & marketing leadership roles at the PGA National Resort and Spa, The Broadmoor and Opryland. He has a long-term career history in sales & marketing for unique, independent properties with specialization in golf and spa services.
Mr. Goodbar graduated from Washington & Lee University. He is relocating to the Orlando area.
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Recently awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, Villas of Grand Cypress is just a few miles from the Orlando International airport, but seems worlds away from the ordinary. The 1,500-acre luxury resort recently unveiled renovations of its 146 villas, the first phase of a multi-faceted resort-wide renovation. The renovation showcases spacious new guestrooms that offer modern interiors and feature a streamlined decor, natural materials and neutral palettes. In addition to its 45-holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf, the resort offers the Grand Cypress Racquet Club; in-room spa services; Lake Windsong and marina; easy access to Orlando's famed attractions; on-site transportation services; two pools, and more.
Villas of Grand Cypress has been a continued recipient of the Gold Key Award from subscribers of Meetings & Conventions magazine, receiving the award 17 times, most recently in 2012. In addition, Grand Cypress Academy of Golf is rated as one of the "Top 25 Golf Schools in America" and has received GOLF Magazine's Premier Resorts: Silver Medal Award by GOLF Magazine (2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012). Call (877) 330-7377 for reservations or visit www.grandcypress.com.
Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® includes unique hand-picked properties in spectacular U.S. destinations coast to coast. Each hotel and resort delivers personal luxury in a spirit true to its own distinctive locale, yet in keeping with the collection’s shared mission. They represent a select portfolio of Benchmark Hospitality International®, which has been a leading US-based hospitality management company for over 30 years. Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels is the preferred choice of guests who yearn for transformation over accommodation, customization over conformity, and inspiration over predictability. With Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels, luxury is always personal. www.personalluxuryresortsandhotels.com. To become a fan on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/PersonalLuxuryResortsandHotels, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PersLuxResorts.
Contact: Ken Ellens
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