News for the Hospitality Executive
for the Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort, Casino & Spa,
A Wyndham Grand Resort in Puerto Rico
|RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (August 21, 2008) – Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort,
Casino & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort, today announced the appointment
of Jeremy Marquard as director of sales and marketing. Marquard will oversee
all marketing and direct sales functions for the 600-room property, which
offers more than 48,000 square feet of function space and one of the largest
ballrooms in the Caribbean.
Since Marquard began his hospitality career, he has held a number of professional positions in the industry. Previously, he served as director of group sales for the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa & the Diplomat Golf Resort in Florida where he was responsible for managing a sales and marketing staff of more than 60.
Prior to the Diplomat, Marquard was the director of group sales at the Westin & Sheraton Grand Bahama Island at Our Lucya. After a year, Marquard’s team was 18,000 room nights ahead of pace and earned the Sales Team of the Year Award for the Southeast/Midwest regions. Marquard also worked as national sales manager for the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Ariz., as well as, national association sales manager for three years at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix.
Wyndham Rio Mar, is situated on 500 acres along a mile-long section of tropical beach adjacent to the Caribbean National Rain Forest of El Yunque and the Mameyes River. It features a 7,000-square-foot casino; two world-class, 18-hole golf courses; a 7,000-square-foot spa and fitness center; 11 restaurants, lounges and entertainment venues; international tennis center; water sports center; and two beach-front pools.
For more information on Wyndham Rio Mar, call (800) 4 RIO MAR or visit www.wyndhamriomar.com.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico and the Caribbean. All hotels are either franchised or managed by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts or an affiliate. Additional information is available at www.wyndham.com.
Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort, Casino & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort
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