News for the Hospitality Executive
Terry Dembowski Named Director of Sales and Marketing
214-room Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California
SAN JOSE, Calif. (March 29, 2010) - Dolce Hayes Mansion has appointed Terry Dembowski of Santa Clara, a 14-year hospitality veteran, as director of sales and marketing, responsible for attracting individual travelers and group clients to the 214-room luxury hotel, resort, conference center and spa.
She formerly was general manager of The Larkspur Landing, Home Suite Hotel, in Sunnyvale, where she oversaw short-and long-term financial and operational plans, sales and marketing, guest satisfaction, quality assurance and human resources. From 2005 to 2007, she was director of sales and marketing for The Sainte Claire, a Larkspur Collection Hotel, in San Jose.
Dembowski served as dual director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn in San Jose and The Larkspur Landing, Home Suite Hotel, in Milpitas from 2003 to 2005, sales manager and executive meeting manager for The Venetian Resort, Las Vegas, from 2002-2003, group sales manager for the Buena Vista Suites, Orlando, Fla., from 2000 to 2002 and group services manager and leisure sales associate for the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando from 1996 to 2000.
Dolce Hayes Mansion, a 100-year-old former private estate featuring Spanish Colonial Revival-style architecture, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Surrounded by lawns, accented with gardens and guarded by palm trees, the hotel offers a quiet haven for meetings and relaxation 15 minutes from San Jose International Airport and 45 minutes from San Francisco and Monterey.
Dolce Hayes Mansionís 25 function rooms, totaling 33,000 square feet, are certified by the International Association of Conference Centers. Hotel facilities also include two restaurants, a lounge, day spa, fitness center, outdoor pool and tennis courts. The entire facility is served by complimentary wireless Internet service.
Dolce Hayes Mansion recently earned one of the hospitality industryís highest honors, the 2010 Paragon Award, one of only 10 conference centers in North America to be so recognized. The award was presented by Corporate Meetings & Incentives magazine, which annually asks its readers to vote for the hotels, resorts, and conference centers that best handled their meetings and incentive programs during the prior year. Conference centers are judged on their facilities, equipment, food, overall service and meetings services.
Dolce Hotels and Resorts, a privately held operator of 26 upscale hotels, resorts and conference hotels in North America and Europe, is majority-owned by Broadreach Capital Partners. The company, headquartered in Montvale, N.J., employs approximately 4,000 worldwide. Additional information is available at www.dolce.com.
Its portfolio also includes its newest hotel, the Dolce Munich Unterschleissheim in Germany; The Thayer Hotel, West Point, N.Y.; Lakeway Resort and Spa, Austin, Texas; Dolce Sitges, Barcelona, Spain; Seaview, a Dolce Resort, near Atlantic City, N.J.; Dolce Fregate Provence in France; IBM Palisades Executive Conference Center, a Dolce Resort, in New York; and the American Airlines Training & Conference Center, Fort Worth, Texas.
Dolce, founded in 1981, pioneered the conference center concept and Complete Meeting Package, both now embraced as standards by the International Association of Conference Centers. The companyís vision is to create inspiring environments that bring people together, and its mission is to delight its guests, challenge its associates, reward its owners and serve as a role model in its communities.
|Also See:||San Jose City Council Awards 10-year Contract to Dolce International to Operate the 214 room Hayes Mansion / December 2003|