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Cory Carlson Appointed as Director of Sales and Marketing
for 156-key Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole
in Wyoming

(Jackson Hole, Wyo.) July 13, 2011 –Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole announces the appointment of Cory Carlson as the Director of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Carlson will provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of the sales and marketing departments, while maintaining focus on the company’s strategic goals.

“We are thrilled to have Cory join our team,” said Steve Benson, general manager for Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in hotel sales, as well as in-depth expertise in the hospitality and ski industries. We are confident that he will be an excellent addition to the Four Seasons team.”

Carlson brings more than 15 years of experience in the areas of luxury hotel sales, leisure travel sales and group sales.  He joins the Four Seasons from the Resort at Squaw Creek where he was the Director of Sales overseeing a sales team of seven group sales managers and one leisure travel sales manager. Prior to that, Carlson was the Associate Director of Sales at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe where he led a team of six group sales managers.  He brought the Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s largest winter customer event to Tahoe while he was there. Carlson also spent 10 years at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek as the Senior Sales Manager who oversaw all aspects of Leisure Travel. During his tenure, he was awarded Sales Manager of the year in 2002 for Hyatt Hotels, and was a five-time Hyatt Master, which recognizes sales professionals for their extraordinary contributions to Hyatt and distinguishes them as role models within the company.

"I am delighted to have this opportunity to work alongside this talented team at the Four Seasons Resort  Jackson Hole,” said Cory Carlson, the new director of sales & marketing. “The dramatic backdrop of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, creates such a unique and memorable mountain experience for our guests."

About Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole
Built as the first mountain resort for the hotel brand, Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole features 124 luxurious guestrooms and 32 private residences.  With true ski-in/ski-out access, three slope side restaurants with panoramic mountain views, a base camp concierge, ski valet and a full service spa, Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole offers excellence in mountain luxury and service.  The resort boasts unparalleled proximity to unspoiled natural wilderness, located at the doorstep of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.  With wildlife safaris guided by the resort biologist and an in-house outdoor adventure base camp, opportunities for year-round activity are endless.

About Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Four Seasons is dedicated to perfecting the travel experience through continual innovation and the highest standards of hospitality.  From elegant surroundings of the finest quality, to caring, highly personalized 24-hour service, Four Seasons embodies a true home away from home for those who know and appreciate the best.  The deeply instilled Four Seasons culture is personified in its employees – people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service.  Founded in 1960, Four Seasons has followed a targeted course of expansion, opening hotels and residences in major city centres and desirable resort destinations around the world. Currently with 85 properties in 35 countries, and more than 50 projects under development, Four Seasons continues to lead the hospitality industry with innovative enhancements, making business travel easier and leisure travel more rewarding.  For more information on Four Seasons, visit


Michelle McLeod Duncan

Campbell Levy
Turner Public Relations, Inc.

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