News for the Hospitality Executive
January 9, 2011 (Scottsdale, AZ) - Enchantment Group , the award-winning luxury resort development and management company based in Scottsdale, AZ, has named Julia Thorn as the new Director of Communications. Thorn oversees all media relations, corporate positioning and communications efforts while assisting in branding, social media and interactive efforts for the individual Enchantment Group properties.
"It is with great pleasure that we welcome Julia to our management team and we look forward to utilizing her impressive experience as we launch Enchantment Resort's $25 million renovations in spring 2012 and continue to grow and develop Enchantment Group's portfolio," said Mark Grenoble, President of Enchantment Group.
Thorn brings more than 20 years of marketing and P.R. experience to Enchantment Group. Most recently she was Director of Marketing for Eddie V's Restaurants, Inc., a privately held restaurant group representing three distinctive, casually elegant, white tablecloth concepts. Previously Thorn was Director of Marketing and Communications at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, and prior to that had account executive positions at a number of marketing agencies including E.B. Lane in Phoenix; GSD&M Advertising in Austin; Tracy-Locke in Dallas; and Evans, Hardy & Young in Santa Barbara. Her client list was equally impressive, counting Vail Resorts, Rock Resorts, the Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau, Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Hewlett-Packard, Pearl Vision and Fannie Mae Corporation, among others.
About Enchantment Group
Enchantment Group headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., provides highly personalized branded or customized resort, hotel and spa development and management services in ways that maximize performance and return on investment. Award-winning properties managed by Enchantment Group include Mii amo a destination spa, Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, and the Tides Inn in Virginia.
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Group Names Victoria Strubbe as Leisure Sales Manager / December
Resort in Sedona, Arizona Deputs Phase Two of Property-wide Renovation
with $11 Million Guest Room Refurbishment / September 2011
Group Names Kevin Maguire as Director of Food & Beverage and Kevin
Siegrist as Director of Catering and Conference Services at the
218-room Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona / September 2011
Shoemaker Appointed as Chef at Mii amo, a Destination Spa at
Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona / June 2011
deGersdorff Appointed as General Manager of 218-room Enchantment Resort
in Sedona, Arizona / February 2011
Group Spas & Resorts Appoints Marcos Casillas as Vice President
/ August 2010
Group Building a 30 Room Resort & Spa Along with 25 Condominiums in
Punta Mita, Mexico / February 2008
|Strategic Hotels & Resorts Acquires 57 Acres of Oceanfront Land in Punta Mita, Mexico for an As-yet-unnamed Mixed-use Resort Development / December 2007|
|St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Breaks Ground on Luxury Property in Punta Mita; St. Regis Resort, Punta Mita Will Have 120 guest rooms and 65 villas for Fractional and Whole Ownership / May 2006|