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Stephanie Greger Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at The Rocco Forte
Collection’s Verdura Golf & Spa Resort in Sicily

(LONDON - November 8, 2010) - The Rocco Forte Collection is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Greger as Director of Sales & Marketing of Verdura Golf & Spa Resort in southwest Sicily. In her new role, Stephanie will oversee all sales and marketing activities for the resort.
After graduating from the Hotelberufsfachschule in Bavaria, German-born Greger joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts and started her hospitality career at the St. Regis Hotel in New York.  After several years in the US, she moved to Rome to work at the St. Regis Grand Hotel and the Westin Excelsior.  Most recently, Stephanie was Director of Sales for Starwood’s Hotel Cala di Volpe, Hotel Pitrizza, Hotel Romazzino and Hotel Cervo on Italy’s Costa Smeralda.
“I am delighted to welcome Stephanie to the team,” noted Luciano Lusardi, General Manager of Verdura Golf & Spa Resort.  “She brings with her a wealth of international sales experience and I am confident her expertise, talent and leadership skills will contribute to further establishing Verdura as the leading golf and spa resort in the Mediterranean.’

Verdura Golf & Spa Resort:
Located on the South Coast of Sicily near the seaside town of Sciacca, Verdura Golf & Spa Resort is Europe’s most exciting new resort. Set in over 230 hectares of stunning landscape with 1.8km of private coastline, the resort has 203 rooms and suites, giving a true sense of true sense of space and privacy. All rooms have private terraces and sea views and the Olga Polizzi-designed interiors combine modern luxury with authentic Sicilian motifs. There are two 18-hole championship golf courses and a 9-hole, designed by leading architect Kyle Phillips; six tennis courts; a 60m infinity swimming pool; a fully-equipped gym and running trails which meander through the olive and lemon groves. The resort's restaurants and bars celebrate Sicilian cuisine with menus created from fresh organic ingredients complemented by a superb wine list. For those seeking deep relaxation the Verdura Spa is exceptional - with four thalassotherapy pools, an extensive treatment menu and personalised well-being programmes
The Rocco Forte Collection
The Rocco Forte Collection is a family of 13 individual hotels and resorts. Each property has a unique style, reflecting its nationality and location, but all share The Rocco Forte Collection’s trademark attention to detail, high quality and immaculate service.
Established by Sir Rocco Forte in 1996, The Rocco Forte Collection comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; The Lowry Hotel, Manchester; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Brown’s Hotel, London; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Le Richemond, Geneva; The Charles Hotel, Munich; The Augustine, Prague; Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily. Future openings: Abu Dhabi 2011; Marrakech 2012; Jeddah 2012; Cairo 2013.

Katherine Hurd

Also See: Luciano Lussardi Appointed General Manager at The Rocco Forte Collection’s Verdura Golf & Spa Resort in Sicily / March 2010

Rocco Forte Collection Makes Key Executive Appointments Including Martin Elsner to Operations Director / October 2009

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