News for the Hospitality Executive
Kenneth Nason Appointed as Vice President of Sales for
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- March 21, 2011 -- One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa, Northeast Florida’s newest beachfront boutique resort located in Atlantic Beach, proudly announces the addition of Kenneth Nason as vice president of sales. Responsible for leading the sales organization and generating hotel revenue through group business, Nason brings more than 19 years of hospitality sales experience to the team at One Ocean Resort.
“Our associates are thrilled to have Ken on the team and really drive group business to new levels,” says Sileshi Mengiste, divisional vice president, luxury division One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa.
Nason previously served as the Director of Sales & Marketing at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. Prior to Hilton Head, Nason held the position of Director of Sales at Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort and additional professional experience includes Director of Sales at The Don Cesar Beach Resort, A Loews Hotel, where Nason oversaw the sales team through a change in ownership and hotel brand conversion. Nason also served as Director of Sales at Sheraton Boston Hotel, Sheraton Needham Hotel and Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek Ft. Lauderdale. While studying the hospitality industry, Nason graduated Magna Cum Laude from Johnson & Wales University.
“I am honored to be working with such a focused group and a beautiful service-oriented resort,” says Kenneth Nason, vice president of sales One Ocean Resort. “With dedication and leadership skills, we have the opportunity to make One Ocean Resort sincerely stand out from its competition.”
With 10,500 square-feet of meeting space, the resort has recently added another 2,000 square-foot ballroom. One Ocean Resort presents an outstanding service staff and lavish catering options for all sizes of meetings.
The 193 rooms and stylish suites at One Ocean Resort are all adorned with One Ocean Docents, which serve as individualized intuitive hosts. Azurea, the signature restaurant of the resort is true to its coastal surroundings, providing an elegant, artfully inspired atmosphere, where a view of the ocean is accessible from any seat in the house. As the only full-service oceanfront spa in Northeast Florida, The Spa at One Ocean touts beautiful floor-to-ceiling views of the Atlantic Ocean and 40 marine-inspired treatments.
Managed by The Gallery, a collection of luxury resorts by Remington Hotels, One Ocean Resort is a AAA four-diamond property and only 25 miles from Jacksonville International Airport. The resort is nestled directly across from the picturesque Beaches Town Center, luring guests in with its cobblestone streets featuring an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, art galleries, ice-cream parlors and nightlife options.
To experience or learn more about One Ocean Resort, call (800) 874-6000, visit www.oneoceanresort.com and find us on Twitter and Face Book.
The Mayfield Group
Autumn Barnes Mayfield
of the James Beard Foundation Partner with the One Ocean Resort Hotel
& Spa in Atlantic Beach, Florida, and Prominent Florida Chefs to
Host a Benefit Dinner with Proceeds Contributing to a Local Scholarship
for Culinary Education and Friends of the James Beard Foundation /