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Ramon Antelo and John Laclé Join the Hilton Bentley Miami / South Beach as
General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing Respectively

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – February 25, 2009 – The Hilton Bentley Miami / South Beach is pleased to announce the appointment of seasoned industry professionals Ramon Antelo and John Laclé to the hotel’s executive team. 
With more than twenty years experience in the hospitality industry, Ramon Antelo has joined the Hilton Bentley as general manager. 

Previously the director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Antelo has extensive experience in national and international sales and marketing with major corporations including Royal Caribbean International, Radisson Hotels Worldwide and Sheraton Hotels and Resorts. Antelo is highly involved in the local business community and is currently the President of Skal International Miami as well as the Director of the Board of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Advisory Committee at the Miami-Dade College Center for Service Excellence and the University of Miami ALS/Lou Gehrig Advisory Board. 

John Laclé brings nearly a decade of experience at major hotel brands throughout Florida to the Hilton Bentley in his new role as director of sales and marketing. Prior to his appointment, he spent five years in the sales department at the Hilton Miami Airport and one year at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center and Spa in Weston, Fla. A Florida State University alumnus, John holds a bachelor of science degree in hospitality and earned his masters degree in business administration at the University of Miami. 

Ramon Antelo
The Hilton Bentley Miami South Beach combines European elegance with a contemporary flair to create a sensual and sophisticated South Beach experience. The 100-suite hotel occupies a prime beachfront location in Miami Beach’s exclusive “South of Fifth” neighborhood, home to some of the Beach’s top-rated restaurants and upscale night spots. Its superior location and private beach club allows the hotel to be secluded from the crowds, yet just five blocks from the heart and soul of Ocean Drive. The Hilton Bentley boasts a brand new fine dining restaurant, Gaia Cucina Italiana, along with its new "Zen den,” Spa 101. For more information or reservations, please visit or call 305-938-4600
Kate Carlier
Also See: The 527-room Miami Biscayne Hotel Now Operating as the Hilton Miami Downtown / May 2008



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