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Joaquin Cruz Named Director of Sales and Marketing for JW Marriott
Cancun Resort & Spa and CasaMagna Marriott
Cancun Resort in Mexico

CANCUN – June 2011 – Joaquin Cruz has been named director of sales and marketing for JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa and CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort. In his new role, Cruz will spearhead the marketing and sales goals for both properties by creating and implementing strategies to attract and retain hotel guests and maximize revenue.

Cruz, most recently the former director of sales and marketing for La Concha Renaissance Resort in Puerto Rico, brings nearly 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the hospitality industry; 12 of which have been within the Marriott organization.  Throughout his prolific career, Cruz has served as director of sales and marketing for San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Puerto Rico, Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino in the Dominican Republic and Marriott Miami Airport Campus in Florida.

“Joaquin possesses an impressive track record and a deep understanding of the Caribbean tourism industry,” said Christopher Calabrese, vice president and general manager of JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa and CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort.  “His extensive background in hotel sales and marketing, combined with his familiarity of the Marriott brand will prove to be a driving force in our business strategy.”

About the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort
Located in the heart of the hotel zone, the AAA Four Diamond CasaMagna Marriott Cancun resort is the perfect choice for weekend getaways, family vacations and group events. Spacious rooms with private balconies offer captivating views of the turquoise waters of the Caribbean or Nichupté Lagoon. A short bus ride to Cancun’s famed nightlife, shopping district and Convention Center ensures that there is something to do for everyone.

Interconnected with JW Marriott, the CasaMagna Marriott hotel’s flexible indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, lounges and restaurants will accommodate any event, theme or vacation guests might be planning. For more information about this hotel, visit

About the JW Marriott Cancun Resort
Recipient of the coveted AAA Five Diamond Hotel Award, the landmark JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable Cancun vacation. Located in the heart of the hotel zone, each of the 448 well-appointed rooms have private balconies with stunning views of Cancun’s white sand beaches and the Caribbean. For those who wish to indulge themselves, the Club 91 accommodations combine the tranquility and sophistication of a private club with personalized and upgraded services. The Mayan Inspired Spa is rated one of the top spas in Mexico and offers massages, body wraps, manicures/pedicures and more. With four world-class restaurants, 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and the stunning beauty of the Caribbean, the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is an ideal choice for corporate retreats, events and holiday vacations.

Sarah March
diamond public relations

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