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Alex De La Garza Appointed Regional Director of Sales and Marketing
for Tesoro Resort Properties in Manzanillo, Ixtapa and
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

(NEW YORK, March 16, 2009) – Interstate Hotels & Resorts de México ( is pleased to announce the appointment of Alejandro “Alex” De La Garza as the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for its three Tesoro Resort properties in Manzanillo, Ixtapa and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Jade Condo Hotel Residences and Beach Club, opening in late 2010 in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. He will serve as a member of IHR de México’s development team working to expand the company’s presence in Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and the Dominican Republic.
Alex will lead IHR’s sales and marketing teams for the Mexico portfolio of properties and bring Jade Condo Hotel Residences to market in late 2010. He will work with travel agents, tour operators and the FIT market to support leisure and group business.

“I am thrilled to join the seasoned teams at Interstate Hotels & Resorts and work with the Tesoro brand, the Jade Condo Hotel Residences and work with all of our partners in creative and beneficial ways,” said Alex De La Garza.
Before joining Tesoro Resorts, Alex held the position of Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing at The Villa Group Resorts, where he was responsible for 1787 hotel rooms at six resort hotels in Mexico. He brings sales and marketing experience from positions at numerous international hotel chains including Westin Hotels & Resorts, Oasis International Hotels, Radisson Hotels and Meliá Hotels & Resorts. Alex holds a degree in Business Administration specializing in Marketing from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.

Tesoro Resorts are a collection of vibrant oceanfront hotels in Ixtapa, Los Cabos and Manzanillo, Mexico. With specialties in spa, corporate meeting and family-friendly properties, Tesoro Resorts offer an array of memorable vacation experiences. Tesoro Resorts are managed by IHR/Steadfast Hospitality Management, LLC operating as IHR de Mexico, a joint venture management company between Steadfast Companies and Interstate Hotels & Resorts. For more information and reservations, call US/Canada 1-866-99-TESORO or from Mexico 800Tesoros or visit
Cabo San Lucas
Tesoro Los Cabos
Blvd. Marina Lotes 9 y 10 
Col. Centro, Los Cabos BCS  
Rooms: 286

Tesoro Ixtapa
Blvd. Ixtapa s/n Lote 5
Zona Hotelera, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo 
Rooms: 203

Tesoro Manzanillo
Sección Audiencia L-1
Península de Santiago, Manzanillo, Col.
Rooms: 331



Also See:  Interstate Hotels Invests $5.7 million in a Three-property Portfolio of Tesoro Resorts in Mexico; Interstate Will Manage the Three Former Grupo Situr Properties in Los Cabos, Manzanillo and Ixtapa / August 2007



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