Total $0.00


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.

About Villas of Grand Cypress Resort

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

About Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels®

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.comTo become a fan on Facebook, visit, or follow us on Twitter at

Contact: Ken Ellens / 201-758-2864

Related News

BENCHMARK® Names Tifani Fox Director of Finance for Snow King Resort, Jackson, WY

BENCHMARK® Names David Nadolny Director of Finance for High Hampton Resort in Cashiers, NC

BENCHMARK® Names Tory Enriquez Director of Sales & Marketing for Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Alex Gillan Winner of the Chairman’s Award of Excellence

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Expands in Midwest Adds The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

BENCHMARK Appoints Nicole Considine Director of Sales & Marketing for Delta Hotels - Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center

BENCHMARK® Names Cory Campbell Director of Revenue Management for The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando

BENCHMARK® Names Greg Stafford General Manager for Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Jerry Gibson Vice President and Managing Director for Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu

U.S. News & World Report Names 20 BENCHMARK® Properties to “Best Hotels List” for 2018

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Nour Asfari Area Director of Revenue

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Celebrates Cupid with a Sweet Selection of Decadent Desserts for Valentine's Day

BENCHMARK Appoints Nathan DeWindt Director of Operations for Hotel Contessa, San Antonio, Texas

BENCHMARK Appoints Jean Spaulding Director of Sales & Marketing for Villas of Grand Cypress

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Announces Wingspread Retreat & Executive Conference Center Open for Collaborative Corporate Meetings

In Memoriam: A Tribute to Dennis Blyshak (1950 – 2018)

BENCHMARK®, a Global Hospitality Company, Announces the "Top Ten Meeting Trends for 2018"

BENCHMARK® Named Best Hospitality Property Management Company-USA in Second Annual LUX Tourism Awards

Ames Boston Hotel Earns "Conversion of the Year" Award From Hilton's Curio Collection

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Appoints Jay Rocha Vice President of Operations

All News »

Please login or register to post a comment.