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Mona Beeson Appointed as General Manager of The Sands at Grace Bay
in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (September 20, 2011) - The Sands at Grace Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of Mona Beeson as the resort’s new General Manager, as of September 1, 2011. Beeson brings over 32 years of hospitality experience to the luxurious Providenciales resort, having most recently served as the Resident Manager for The Sands at Grace Bay’s sister-property - The Regent Palms Resort, Turks & Caicos.
Pierre Beswick, The Sands at Grace Bay's former General Manager for six years, will serve as the Vice President of Resort Assets for The Hartling Group. Beswick will oversee the Asset Management for The Hartling Group’s three Providenciales properties, including The Sands at Grace Bay, The Regent Palms and the company's most recent luxury pre-construction development, The Shore Club on Long Bay.
"We are delighted to officially welcome Mona Beeson to The Sands at Grace Bay, which will be the second Hartling Group property that will benefit from Mona’s industry expertise," said Pierre Beswick, Vice President of Resort Assets for The Hartling Group. "Now responsible for overseeing all day-to-day hotel operations, Mona’s wealth of resort management experience coupled with her intimate knowledge of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos make her a tremendous asset to both The Sands at Grace Bay and The Hartling Group’s management teams."  
Beeson acquired extensive industry knowledge and leadership experience through Marriott Hotels, where she held several key management positions over a 24-year period. Beeson spent 16 successful years at the Albuquerque, New Mexico Marriott Hotel where she escalated to the Director of Rooms Operations. She continued on to five revered Marriott property locations including Marriott’s Grand Hotel Resort in Point Clear, Alabama, as Resident Manager, the Crystal Palace Resort and Casino in Cable Beach Bahamas, as the Executive Director of the Rooms Division, then on to the New Orleans Marriott, as Front Office Manager, and at the Courtyard by Marriott in Metairie, Louisiana, as General Manager. Finally Mona arrived in Houston, Texas at the JW Marriott at the Galleria as Director of Operations.
Seeking a new career challenge in the land of sea and sun, Mona arrived on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos in 2007 to join Regent Hotels. In February 2007, Mona was appointed to serve as Resident Manager for The Regent Palms Resort, Turks & Caicos. During her five years as Resident Manager, The Regent Palms Resort received several prestigious awards including Robb Report’s, "Top 100 Resorts In The World" award as well as global travel recognition by the World Travel Awards, which named The Regent Palms Resort the "Turks and Caicos Leading Hotel."
"I’m honored to be joining The Sands at Grace Bay's award-winning team, especially as we prepare to enter the Caribbean's high-season," said Mona Beeson, the new General Manager for The Sands at Grace Bay. "I am excited to manage yet another Hartling Group property and I’m looking forward to building upon The Sands at Grace Bay's reputation as one of the leading family-friendly resorts in the Caribbean."
About The Sands at Grace Bay
The Sands at Grace Bay is situated on the world-renowned 12-mile crescent of powdery white sand known as Grace Bay Beach – voted the #1 Beach & Sun Destination In The World by Trip Advisor’s ‘Traveler’s Choice’ Awards. This gracious, family-friendly 114-room resort located on six oceanfront acres offers accommodations in studios and 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom suites ranging from 1,000 to 1,600 square feet, all of which combine comfort-focused amenities and spectacular natural surroundings. Suites also come with fully equipped kitchens appointed with stainless appliances, granite countertops, coffee makers and more. The Sands at Grace Bay is the home of Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar - a legendary beach-side venue and local favorite - where guests can enjoy gourmet selections and island specialties seven days a week. Spa treatments by Spa Tropique are also available by appointment.
About The Hartling Group:
Founded in 1997 by Stan Hartling, The Hartling Group is the leading real estate sales and development firm in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos specializing in luxury condominiums and development projects. Developments completed to-date include The Sands at Grace Bay, a 114-suite family-friendly resort, as well as the The Regent Palms, a world-class, 72-suite luxury resort  – both situated on the shores of Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales. The company's newest development project that is currently in its pre-construction phase, The Shore Club, will be a low-density, all-suite resort nestled in a private setting along Long Bay Beach of Providenciales.
For more information about the comprehensive range of services that distinguish The Hartling Group from traditional Turks and Caicos luxury developers, visit

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Also See: Grace Bay Club Unveils New Modern Glass-Edge Infinity Pool as Part of Renovation in Turks & Caicos / October 2010

Turks & Caicos Hotel Association Honors Pierre Beswick as Hotelier of the Year and Stan Hartling, Developer of Sands at Grace Bay Resort, With the Lifetime Achievement Award /March 2010

Pierre Beswick Named New General Manager of The Sands at Grace Bay / February 2005

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