News for the Hospitality Executive
Domingo Velasco Appointed Director of Marketing for
Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.
Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. (October 2009) – Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. is pleased to announce the appointment of Domingo Velasco as Director of Marketing. A Rosewood veteran who returns to the hotel group after a six-year absence, Velasco is responsible for the development and implementation of innovative marketing strategies to draw new and returning clientele to the renowned beachfront resort. He will be based in Rosewood’s New York Regional Sales Office.
“Domingo brings a strong marketing background as well as excellent experience as part of the Rosewood family, and we’re excited to have him running the marketing efforts for our Virgin Gorda property,” said Martein van Wagenberg, Managing Director of Rosewood Little Dix Bay.
Velasco’s return to Rosewood follows a brief stint as Corporate Director of Leisure for Kor Hotel Group. Previously, he was Director of Sales and Marketing for La Samanna, an Orient Express resort on St. Martin in the French West Indies. Velasco’s career in hotel Sales and Marketing got rolling as Associate Director of Sales for Rosewood Caribbean Resorts, and he later held the same position at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York City, following several years in hotel operations.
A native of Spain, Velasco holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences with a concentration in Political Science from the University of Puerto Rico, and is fluent in six languages: Spanish, German, English, French, Portuguese and Italian. He currently resides in Long Island City, New York.
Rosewood Little Dix Bay is located on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. The timeless resort offers discerning clientele an arms-length respite from day-to-day stresses amidst lush foliage, a half-mile crescent-shaped beach, and a colorful barrier reef. Guests can choose from a wealth of elegant villas and guest rooms, including hexagonal cottages and two- and three-bedroom villas nestled along gorgeous gardens and shaded footpaths. The resort’s three dining venues specialize in fresh Caribbean cuisine, including the open-air Pavilion, the intimate Sugar Mill, and the Beach Grill, which serves light-fare on the white sands. Sense, A Rosewood Spa® offers the finest in beauty and recuperative programs in a dramatic setting, with treatments that utilize indigenous botanicals plucked right from the resort grounds. Complimentary services include a wide array of watersports, use of the on-site fitness center and tennis courts, and more. www.littledixbay.com
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manages properties worldwide including Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Dallas, The Carlyle in New York, The Mansion on Peachtree in Atlanta, Rosewood Sand Hill, CordeValle and San Ysidro Ranch in California, Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, Las Ventanas al Paraíso and Rosewood Mayakobá in Mexico, Hotel Seiyo Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, and a triumvirate of world-class Caribbean properties – Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, Caneel Bay on St. John and Jumby Bay on Antigua. Rosewood recently launched a new spa brand - Sense, A Rosewood Spa® - featuring treatments reflective of the brand's signature philosophy A Sense of Place®. For more information on Rosewood Hotels & Resorts or Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, please call 888.ROSEWOOD or visit rosewoodhotels.com.
|Also See:||Sachiko Takahashi-Soong Named Associate Director of Sales for Rosewood Little Dix Bay, BVI and Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort in Antigua / September 2009|