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The Eldorado Hotel &Spa in Santa Fe, New Mexico Appoints Doug Libby
to Director of Sales and Marketing, and Kim Bishop to Marketing Analyst


SANTA FE, N.M. (Oct. 07, 2010) – Award-winning Eldorado Hotel & Spa announces industry veterans Doug Libby as the new director of sales and marketing and Kim Bishop as the new marketing analyst. The new sales and marketing executive team will be responsible for developing and overseeing Eldorado’s marketing and communications efforts to enhance the strategic branding and positioning activities of Santa Fe’s premier AAA four-diamond hotel.

Libby will oversee a team of 12 in his new responsibilities, all sales and marketing initiatives, catering and banquet sales, advertising and public relations.  In addition to supporting Libby’s efforts as Eldorado’s marketing analyst, Bishop will manage the production of analysis reports for the sales, catering and banquet teams. Bishop also manages the hotel’s third-party advertising, public relations, and online marketing firms to develop innovative marketing and sales strategies for Eldorado. 

“Libby’s extensive experience as a marketing and communications director in the hospitality industry has equipped him with a unique understanding of our objectives and makes him ideally suited to market and promote our acclaimed services,” said Alfred Matter, managing director of Eldorado Hotel & Spa. “Combined with Bishop’s keen understanding of financial responsibility and goal setting, our new executive marketing team will prove valuable as Eldorado looks to meet its service and revenue objectives.” 

Libby most recently served as director of sales and marketing at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre. A 20 year industry veteran and hospitality industry award-winner, he has worked in sales for some of the largest hotel and management companies in the world including Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and Doubletree hotels. Bishop has more than 20 years of experience in the sales and marketing field. Her experience ranges from managing collateral development to coordinating various trade shows and conferences for large and small private industry companies as well as public corporations such as Wachovia Securities and Citibank. 

About the Eldorado Hotel and Spa:
Eldorado Hotel & Spa is Santa Fe’s premier AAA four-diamond luxury hotel, located next to the historic Santa Fe Plaza.  All 219 lavish non-smoking guestrooms boast 32” flat-screen HD-compatible televisions, terry-cloth bathrobes; a workstation with task light, high-speed internet access; overstuffed lounging furniture paired with a reading lamp and tables; an in-room refrigerator, and optional turndown service.  Deluxe rooms, in addition to offering more space, feature a wood-burning kiva fireplace and shared terrace.  The 2,100 square-foot Presidential Suite features a large master suite, a living room with a fireplace, dining room, and kitchen and as well as a 3,500 square foot outdoor patio offering panoramic views of Santa Fe.  For dining, the Eldorado Hotel & Spa’s award-winning, four-diamond The Old House restaurant serves up contemporary global cuisine with a regional flare.  The Eldorado Court & Lounge is a perfect spot for evening drinks and entertainment.  The hotel also features 20,000 square feet of meeting and function space, including Santa Fe’s largest ballroom, a rooftop pool and whirlpool, and a business center.  The 4,300 square-foot posh Nidah Spa offers seven treatment rooms and a bevy of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments using ingredients prepared fresh daily and drawing from the natural healing properties of plants, legumes and herbs indigenous to New Mexico. The hotel is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the ultimate luxury collection featuring more than 150 exceptional hotels and resorts in the most desirable locations around the world.   Santa Fe is known for its superb restaurants, southwestern shops and outstanding art galleries, which generate approximately $200 million yearly, making it the third largest art seller in North America. For further information, visit or call (800) 955-4455. To become a fan, check out the Eldorado’s Facebook fan page or Twitter page at


Hannah Klodt
(310) 395-5050

Also See: The Pueblo of Pojoaque and Hilton Hotels Corp. Set to Open the 390 room Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa North of Santa Fe, New Mexico / July 2008
Rim Hospitality and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Open 92-room Hyatt Place Santa Fe / May 2010

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