Benchmark Names John Kingston Director of Human Resources for Villas of Grand Cypress Resort
November 20, 2013 10:06am
"I am very pleased to welcome John to our resort," said Mr. Cox. "He brings a strong skill-set in human resource management to the Villas, as well as success in engaged leadership of his staff and the property overall. It's good to have him on our executive team."
John Kingston comes to his new position with significant experience in human resource operations for luxury hotels. He was previously director of human resource operations for the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort, located in Orlando. He served in the same position for the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, following success as assistant director of human resources at the resort's sister property in Orlando. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kingston held positions of increasing responsibility in human resources for hotels coast to coast.
Mr. Kingston earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Mansfield University in Mansfield, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, and was active in the Gaylord Entertainment High Potential Leadership Program. Mr. Kingston resides in the Orlando area.
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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.
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Contact: Rebecca Kollaras - Regional Director of Public Relations - Benchmark Hospitality International, FL Collection
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