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Sandor Winkler Named as Chief Operating Officer
for Palace Resorts

– Palace Resorts­ – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations – proudly names Sandor Winkler as the chief operating office.  Winkler will execute overall operational strategies for the Palace Resorts brand, which includes seven oceanfront resort properties in Cancun, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres and Riviera Maya, Mexico, as well as Le Blanc Spa Resort in Cancun.

“Palace Resorts is proud to announce Sandor Winkler as our chief operating office,” said Gibran Chapur, president of Palace Resorts Brands. “His extensive knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry proves he will be an invaluable addition to our accomplished executive team.”

Exposed to the hospitality industry at a young age, Winkler serves as a seasoned veteran as he brings more than a decade of experience in marketing and sales. Joining Palace Resorts in 2004, Winkler has held various managerial positions within the company before he was named Palace Resorts director of tourism and other services in 2009. In this role, Winkler was responsible for the corporate direction of nine Palace Resorts properties in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, as well as supervising 45 managers and division heads. Winkler also managed more than 1,200 employees within the company’s nine divisions including: on-site travel agency, telemarketing, palace transfers, spas and beauty salons, marina sales and operations, Wet n Wild Water Park sales and operations, GDS (Group Destination Services) and Palace Resorts promotions.  Winkler’s past marketing experience includes tenure with Creative Marketing Alliance, a full-service marketing communications and association management firm based in New York, NY, where he served as a sales executive for the South and Southwestern United States developing marketing and promotional materials in addition to facilitating e-content management, contracting and promotions for the company.

About Palace Resorts
With seven oceanfront resorts overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Palace Resorts sets the highest standards for five-star all-inclusive vacations in Cancun, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres and Riviera Maya, Mexico. Offering luxurious and spacious accommodations accentuated by signature in-room double Jacuzzis, nightly entertainment, the Caribbean’s most extravagant spas and premier Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses, Palace Resorts offers a truly exceptional experience for travelers. The unparalleled level of service and comfort found at each property makes Palace Resorts a leading provider of world-class resort vacations.

For more information on Palace Resorts please visit, call (800) 635-1836 or contact your preferred travel professional.

Janie Petty
Zimmerman Agency

Palace Resorts

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