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Philip J. D'Amico Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the
Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort
in Puerto Rico


Rio Grande, PR – February 10, 2010  –  Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort, is excited to announce the appointment of Philip J. D'Amico as director of sales and marketing. D’Amico brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role at Rio Mar.

“Philip is an industry veteran with a tremendous track record of leading sales and marketing efforts for some of the top hospitality providers,” says general manager Danna Holck. “We are thrilled to have him here at Rio Mar.”

D’Amico comes to Rio Mar from the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority in Nevada, where he served as vice president of convention sales for four years. Prior to that, he worked as area director of sales and marketing for Alabama's PCH Hotels and Resorts and led sales and marketing efforts for The Adam's Mark Hotel in Dallas, where he exceeded revenue goals by 180%. 

D'Amico's additional experience includes managing sales for multiple New Orleans properties as well as the city's Ernest Morial Convention Center. He is a member of several industry organizations, including the American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Planners International, Society of Government Meeting Planners, Professional Conference Meeting Planners and the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). 

About Wyndham Rio Mar:

Situated on 500 acres along a mile-long section of tropical beach adjacent to the Caribbean National Rain Forest of El Yunque and the Mameyes River.  It features a 7,000-square-foot casino; two world-class, 18-hole golf courses; a 7,000-square-foot spa and fitness center; multiple lounges and entertainment venues; international tennis center; water sports center; and two beach-front pools.

For more information on Wyndham Rio Mar, call (800) 4 RIO MAR or visit

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico and the Caribbean. All hotels are either franchised or managed by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts or an affiliate. Additional information is available at


Melissa Braverman
T: 212.868.1900 x225

Also See: Danna Holck Appointed General Manager of the 600-room Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, a Wyndham Grand Resort in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico / May 2009
Jeremy Marquard Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for the Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort, Casino & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort in Puerto Rico / August 2008

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