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La Costa Resort and Spa Names Christine Cooper
as Director of Sales

Carlsbad, Calif. - November 2009—La Costa Resort and Spa has named Christine Cooper as director of sales. In her new role, Cooper will oversee all group sales efforts for the resort and lead a sales staff of 12.

“We are excited to welcome Christine to our team at La Costa,” said April Shute, vice president and general manager. “Her experience, enthusiasm and leadership skills will be integral in helping our sales team meet and exceed their goals.”

For the past 13 years, Cooper has enjoyed a successful sales career with Fairmont Hotels. She held numerous sales positions at the Fairmont San Jose and, most recently, was director of group sales for the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. During her tenure with Fairmont, Cooper received numerous awards and recognitions for outstanding sales performance including being named one of 15 sales people in the company to the President’s Circle.

Cooper is a graduate of the University of California at Davis and also holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

About La Costa Resort and Spa
Nestled among the beautiful coastal foothills of Carlsbad, Calif., north of San Diego, La Costa Resort and Spa boasts the 43,000 square-foot Spa at La Costa, 552 spacious and well-appointed guestrooms and 76 deluxe one- and two-bedroom suites, a Clubhouse with a fitness center, two acclaimed restaurants - Legends and BlueFire Grill and two championship golf courses. The entire resort, linked by walkways and washed in color by lush vegetation and gardens, enjoys a village-like ambience. For more information on La Costa Resort and Spa, call (800) 854-5000 or visit

About KSL Resorts
Founded in 1992, KSL Resorts manages seven time-honored resorts with outstanding recreational amenities, including spa, golf, tennis and ski. Each is refined yet unpretentious, rich in legacy, and genuine in service. The KSL Resorts are:
• Hotel del Coronado (San Diego)
• Beach Village at The Del (San Diego)
• La Costa Resort and Spa (Carlsbad, Calif.)
• Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa (Rancho Mirage, Calif.)
• Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa (Vail, Colo.)
• Barton Creek Resort & Spa (Austin, Texas)
• The Homestead (Hot Springs, Va.)

For more information, call (866) KSL-7727 or visit


KSL Resorts


Also See: When La Costa Resort and Spa Opened in 1965 It Was One of the First U.S. Resorts to Offer a Full-service Spa; KSL Resorts Redefining the Resort with a $140-million Renovation / October 2003

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