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Erica Held Named Senior Sales Manager of the
Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Bedford, Pennsylvania

December 7, 2009 (Bedford Springs, PA) –The Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa  is pleased to announce the appointment of Erica Held as Senior Sales Manager. Held will oversee convention group sales for New Jersey, New York, as well as the Eastern half of Pennsylvania with a focus on the Harrisburg and Philadelphia markets.

“We’re thrilled with the potential Erica brings to our resort’s sales efforts,” said Scott Stuckey, general manager at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa. “We look forward to the exceptional productivity that will no doubt follow as she flexes her experience and acumen through what has traditionally been among our most productive regions.”

Bringing a depth of hospitality to her new position, Held joined the Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa from the Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, where she spent the past three years as a Sales Manager for the Association, Government and Sports markets.  Held also had a similar role at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh.

A native of Pittsburgh, Held graduated from West Virginia University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.

About the Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa
The Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa is a 2,200 acre luxury hideaway located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Allegheny Mountain region.  The resort recently underwent a $120 million renovation, adding a contemporary look and feel to the property while preserving its remarkable history. The 216-room resort surrounds eight natural mineral springs which serve as the foundation for its world-class Springs Eternal Spa – one of only a handful of spas in the U.S. to utilize natural spring water in all of its treatments.  Over the past 200 years, Bedford Springs has served as a meeting place for numerous U.S. Presidents and dignitaries, including Daniel Webster, Andrew Jackson, and Zachary Taylor.  Omni Bedford Springs features a phenomenal range of amenities and activities, including an indoor spring-fed swimming pool; award-winning golf course; and casual and fine dining options from renowned Chef Konrad Meier.  In addition, guests can enjoy mountain nature trails for hiking and biking, fly fishing, volleyball, tennis, and more.

About Omni Hotels
Omni Hotels creates genuine, authentic guest experiences that take guests on “A Total Departure” to 45 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America.  From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.  Known for its award-winning, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program.  To get additional information or book accommodations, visit  or call 1-800-The-Omni.

Michelle Munick
Hawkins International PR
119 W 23rd Street, Suite 401
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212.255.6541


Also See: Richard A. Brooks Named Director of Sales and Marketing of the Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, Pennsylvania / February 2009

Scott Stuckey Appointed General Manager of Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, Pennsylvania / January 2009

Benchmark Hospitality Appoints William Courtney Lowe Director of Sales & Marketing for Bedford Springs Resort / February 2008

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