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Jay Heidenreich Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing
at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. – June 11, 2009 – Jay Heidenreich has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing of the 261-room AAA Five-Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. With more than fourteen years of hospitality experience, Heidenreich will be responsible for the leadership of all sales and marketing for the hotel. He joins the Half Moon Bay sales team after serving as Director of Sales & Marketing at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.     
Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Heidenreich was a Sales Manager on the opening team of the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in New Mexico. In 2002 he joined Princeville Resort, a luxury Kauai hotel on Hanalei Beach as Senior Sales Manager. After two years with the property, Heidenreich was promoted to Director of Sales & Marketing, where he served for three years.  During his tenure at Princeville Resort, he was part of 2004’s Sales Team of the Year and the top producer for the Western United States in 2005 within Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
Originally from San Mateo, Calif., Heidenreich earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. During his studies, he held various operational positions in housekeeping and stewarding, as well as assistant restaurant manager and front desk agent, for several San Francisco Bay area properties.
Situated 23 miles southwest of San Francisco International Airport, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a 261-room destination spa and golf resort. Set atop a rugged bluff overlooking 50 miles of pristine California coastline, the timeless oceanfront estate provides guests with a relaxed, yet refined experience, whether for a romantic getaway, meeting or special event. For reservations, please contact your travel professional or toll-free at (800) 241-3333. For additional information, please call the resort directly at (650) 712-7000, or visit

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
One Miramontes Point Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Hotel: 650.712.7000
Direct: 650.712.7696
Fax: 650.712.7077

Also See: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Pioneering a New Brand Extension; Future Sites for Ritz-Carlton Reserve Include Thailand, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos and The United Arab Emirates / December 2008

The Ritz-Carlton Philosophy; Simon Cooper, President and COO, Discusses Evolution of the Brand / May 2002

Jury Awards 10 million to Owner of Ritz-Carlton Bali; At Core of Case - A Material Breach of Loyalty Displayed by Marriott International (Ritz-Carlton's Parent Company) / February 2008


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