News for the Hospitality Executive
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. –Feb. 10, 2011—Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa announced today the addition of Pam Smith as the new director of leisure sales. Smith most recently worked at the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa as the director of leisure sales.
In her role as director of leisure sales at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, Smith will manage both wholesale and travel agent markets for the resort on a domestic and international level. She will be responsible for various partnerships, ensure leisure guest satisfaction and coordinate customer events for the resort. In addition, Smith will work closely with the resorts’ leisure revenue team to continue to drive transient business through creative channels and opportunities.
“Pam has long-standing relationships within the luxury travel professional market, is well traveled and has an impressive depth of knowledge and experience in the mountain marketplace,” says Scott Gubrud, Director of Sales and Marketing at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. “With her understanding of both domestic and international wholesale partners, she’ll be able to help many more guests enjoy our award winning resort.”
In addition to her previous roles at the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa as director of leisure sales and director of sales, Smith also worked as manager of tour & travel at Copper Mountain Resort. During her professional career, Smith has been awarded both Peak Performer and Diamond Performer awards, Sales Manager of the Year and Chairman’s Club by Destination Hotels & Resorts. These accolades are awarded to sales managers who achieve their sales quotas and exceed 115% of their annual sales goal.
“I am delighted to be a part of such a dynamic group of travel professionals,” says Smith. “With Park Hyatt Beaver Creek’s reputation as a leader in the marketplace, I am excited to continue to position the resort as “the” place to stay when choosing a mountain resort destination.”
A graduate of the University of Denver, Smith is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, skiing and biking in her spare time.
For more information on Park Hyatt Beaver Creek and 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, visit www.parkhyattbeavercreek.com or call 866-471-7658.
About Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa
The centerpiece of the Alpine-style village of Beaver Creek, the ski-in/ski-out resort is the recipient of numerous accolades, including Condé Nast Traveler magazine's Reader’s Choice Award; Travel + Leisure World’s 500 Best Hotels; Gourmet magazine's #1 Hotel for Skiing/Winter Sports; Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report—Reader’s Favorite Family Resorts; and Elite Traveler magazine's Top 101 Suites in the World.
The resort is surrounded on three sides by the majestic Rocky Mountains, providing access to every winter and summer mountain activity imaginable. Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is also home to 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, which was featured as one of Esquire’s “15 Restaurants Not to Miss,” and Allegria Spa, a Forbes Four Star rated spa.
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About Park Hyatt
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