News for the Hospitality Executive
John C. Rovie Named Director of Sales for
The BROADMOOR in Colorado Springs
September 21, 2010 (Colorado Springs, Colorado)…John C. Rovie has been named Director of Sales for The BROADMOOR in Colorado Springs. Mr. Rovie comes to the Five Star, Five Diamond Colorado resort after serving five years as the director of sales for the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.
After attending Arizona State University, Mr. Rovie began his hospitality career with Westin Hotels & Resorts. At the Westin Hotel in Vail, Colorado, he held the positions of director of banquets, front office manager and food and beverage manager. That was followed by several years at the Westin Hotel, Seattle where Mr. Rovie served as director of catering and assistant director of food and beverage. In 1993, he returned to Arizona as the director of catering for the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. In 1995, Mr. Rovie was named the Fairmont’s National Sales Manager, then Senior Sales Manager and then Director of Group Sales before moving to the director of sales position at the Biltmore in 2005.
“John brings a great knowledge base to his role of leading The Broadmoor sales team,” says Vice President of Sales and Marketing John Washko. “Having successfully worked in resort operations, catering/food & beverage, along with extensive sales experience, John joins us with a well rounded hospitality career. Well known and respected by customers throughout the industry, he is a fantastic addition to the leadership team at The BROADMOOR.”
The BROADMOOR is the longest consecutive winner of the Forbes/Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards for service excellence. Opened in 1918, The BROADMOOR is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America. Situated on 3,000 acres at the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the resort has 185,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space, 744 rooms and suites, three championship golf courses, a Forbes Five Star Spa and Colorado’s only Five Star, Five Diamond restaurant Penrose Room.
|Also See:||John Washko, SVP of Sales and Marketing at The Broadmoor, Recognized as HSMAI's Resort Marketer of the Year / May 2010|