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Ileana Rousseau Named Group Development Manager
for Almond Resorts, U.S. and Canada


ALMOND RESORTS, Barbados and St. Lucia. – Almond Resorts – with five all-inclusive resorts on Barbados and St. Lucia- recently appointed Ileana Rousseau as group development manager for Almond Resorts for the U.S. and Canada.

Rousseau brings with her a vast knowledge of the travel and tourism industry after working for more than 25 years in various leadership roles at hotels, resorts and cruise lines. Certain to immediately enhance the Almond brand, Rousseau served, most recently, as director of sales and marketing at Karisma Hotels and Resorts in Miami. Before that Rousseau was director of sales at St. Kitts Marriott Resort and the Royal Beach Casino, executive director for Cable Beach Resort Association and director of sales & marketing at Paradise Island Tourism Association. Additionally, she directed the corporate and incentive sales and marketing efforts of the Harbor Beach Marriott & Spa and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

“We’re excited to have an employee with the level of expertise that Ileana possesses at Almond Resorts, as we continue to expand our efforts to deliver quality service,” said Wendy Cole, VP Sales & Marketing North America for Almond Resorts. “She brings a wealth of knowledge that will be extremely valuable to the company.”

Helping Rousseau provide superior service, Almond Resorts’ distinguished “For You. About You.” team takes care of guests’ every whim. From team building activities to scavenger hunts to private group dining on the beach, under the stars, everything can be handled through the specialists to achieve the perfect Caribbean retreat. Almond Resorts also provide abundant meeting space with 11,027 square feet of flexible function space. Open and airy meeting and event spaces are artfully arranged at any one of the five Almond Resorts, providing the perfect spaces for small or large meetings. The all-inclusive price also provides guests with unlimited food and beverage, with a choice of a la carte or buffet-style dining in a relaxed or upscale atmosphere.

Diversions are also included, including kayaking, sailing and windsurfing, snorkeling, banana boat rides, water skiing, tennis and golf at Almond Beach Village in Barbados or at the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club.

Almond Resorts, set among tropical gardens, pristine beaches, secluded coves, private bays and panoramic views in Barbados and St. Lucia, boasts five all-inclusive resorts. Almond Beach Club & Spa (161 rooms), Almond Beach Village (400 rooms) and Almond Casuarina Beach Resort (289 rooms) are located on the island of Barbados and Almond Morgan Bay Beach Resort (340 rooms) and Almond Smugglers Cove (357rooms) are located on St. Lucia.

For more information, call 1-800-4ALMOND or visit www.almondresorts/specials.


Alycia Rea


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