News for the Hospitality Executive
Scott McAbee Named Associate Director of Sales for the
Coconut Grove, FL - August 30, 2012 – Mayfair Hotel & Spa, an all-suite hotel located in the heart of Coconut Grove, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott McAbee as the new associate director of sales. McAbee joins the team with more than 12 years of hospitality sales experience.
“We are so pleased to have Scott join our sales team,” said Axel Gasser, general manager. “With the hotel’s upcoming re-launch and renovation, we’re confident that Scott’s extensive experience in the South Florida hospitality industry will help take our sales to new levels.”
McAbee was most recently director of sales and marketing at the Residence Inn by Marriott, where he increased the total number of corporate, revenue-producing accounts from 18 to 77 in less than a year. His previous experience includes positions at The Mutiny Hotel and Extended Stay Hotels in Orlando. His expertise in the South Florida market includes seven years at the Sonesta Coconut Grove where he climbed the ranks from sales manager to director of sales and marketing. McAbee’s key accounts there consisted of Sony Entertainment, AstraZeneca and Crispin Porter + Bogusky, among others.
McAbee spent more than ten years in the United States Navy as a First Class Intelligence Specialist who served in the Persian Gulf War. He received a degree in Business Administration and minor in Hotel Management from the University of Phoenix. Scott has traveled to over 100 countries and all 50 United States.
About Mayfair Hotel & Spa
Located in the heart of Coconut Grove, FL, just minutes from Miami Biscayne Bay, the Mayfair Hotel & Spa is a haven of style, flair, intimacy, and class. The hotel offers a peaceful open-air courtyard, featuring lush tropical plants and an Asian water garden, a 4,500-square-foot Jurlique Spa featuring organic products produced in Australia and a 24-hour fitness center. Each hotel suite boasts private balconies and Japanese hot tubs. The Rooftop Cabana Club offers panoramic views of Miami's Biscayne Bay and guests can enjoy the heated, outdoor pool surrounded by eight private cabanas with flat screen TVs. Additionally, the hotel provides 15,000 square feet of event space. Guests can unwind with a drink at the tranquil Lobby Bar and enjoy dining at Spartico restaurant. For more information and reservations, visit mayfairhotelandspa.com or call 305.441.0000. For news and updates, visit Mayfair Hotel & Spa on Facebook and on Twitter @Mayfair_Miami or @SparticoGrove.
Cassandra Martino | CMPR
Gasser Appointed as General Manager for the 179-room Mayfair Hotel
& Spa in Coconut Grove, Florida / August 2012
Launched for the 179-room Mayfair Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove,
Florida; Completion Planned for Fall 2012 / July 2012
Lightbourne Appointed as Director of Sales and Marketing for the
179-room Mayfair Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove, Florida / April