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Richard Roy Appointed Resort Manager for the
The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 9, 2007 - The Westin La Cantera Resort announced today that they have hired Richard Roy as Resort Manager. Roy, an industry veteran, comes to The Westin La Cantera Resort from sister property, The Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, where he has served as Director of Operations since 2004.
Roy is a graduate of the famed Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. His diverse 25 years of experience began in the restaurant industry and quickly expanded into the hotel world. Roy's hotel experience spans top US properties such as Amelia Island Plantations, The Opryland Hotel and Resort, where Roy established himself in positions of leadership, including Director of Food & Beverage and Chief Operations Officer during his 15 year tenure with Opryland's Gaylord Entertainment. Finally in 2000, Roy joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he served as Director of Operations at The Sheraton Music City, then The Westin Buckhead in 2004, where he was instrumental in the re-branding of the property.

"Richard brings a wealth of experience and leadership to our hotel operations team and we are delighted to have him on board," said Anthony M. Cherone, General Manager at The Westin La Cantera Resort.
Set atop one of San Antonio's highest points, The Westin La Cantera Resort was built on the site of an abandoned limestone rock quarry, which translated in Spanish gives the resort its name, - "la cantera". The Westin La Cantera Resort features 36 holes of championship golf, a state-of-the-art golf academy, 508 guestrooms, a secluded Casita Village, five outdoor pools, two hot tubs, the Westin Kids Club, a full cardio and weight fitness center and a full array of spa services.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 850 properties in more than 95 countries and 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. 


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Also See: Starwood Vacation Ownership Adding a 113-unit Westin Vacation Ownership Resort to the 235 room Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Avon, Colorado / January 2007


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