Arizona, August 10, 2005 - The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa has named
John C. Rovie, a 20-year industry veteran with specialization in the upscale
Arizona market, the director of sales.
In his new position, Rovie is responsible for overseeing and expanding
the Arizona Biltmore's meetings and events business, as well as assisting
in all areas of sales in conjunction with Director of Sales & Marketing
He comes to the Arizona Biltmore from the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess,
where he served for 12 years, most recently as director of group sales.
Previous positions at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess include senior sales
manager, national sales manager and director of catering.
The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa is nestled on 39 acres at the
foot of Phoenix Mountain Preserve. The legendary Jewel of the Desert, remains
one of the most recognized resorts in the world for its distinctive architecture
inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, luxurious facilities and storied history
as a playground of the rich and famous. Facilities include 738 guest accommodations
including 78 one- and two-bedroom villas; eight swimming pools; seven tennis
courts; full-service spa, salon, and fitness center; two 18-hole championship
golf courses and an 18-hole putting course.
Founded in 1992, KSL Resorts operates a collection of seven destination
resorts, each of which is a true American classic â€“ grand
without pretension, rich in legacy, and genuine in service. They include:
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa (Phoenix, AZ), Emerald Pointe Resort
(Lake Lanier Islands, GA), Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa (Maui, HI),
Hotel del Coronado (San Diego, CA), La Costa Resort and Spa (Carlsbad,
CA), La Quinta Resort & Club (La Quinta, CA), and PGA WEST (La Quinta,