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Cathy R. Ennis Appointed as Director of Sales for South Seas Island Resort
on Capitva Island, Florida

Captiva Island, Florida – October 19, 2012:  Rick Hayduk, Regional Managing Director for LXR Resorts & Hotels, Sanibel -Captiva, has announced the appointment of Cathy R. Ennis as Director of Sales for South Seas Island Resort.  In her new position, Ms. Ennis will oversee the group sales and catering sales teams at the resort located on Captiva Island along the Gulf Coast of Florida.

An experienced hotel sales professional, Ms. Ennis is rejoining South Seas Island Resort after a number of years at other Southwestern Florida resorts.  Her first stint with South Seas Island Resort was in 2002 and 2003 when she served as a National Sales Manager for South Seas and its sister property, Sundial Beach and Golf Resort on neighboring Sanibel Island, then managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.  Ms. Ennis subsequently joined the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Myers Beach, Florida as Senior Sales Manager and was most recently Director of Sales for the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, Florida.

“We are pleased to welcome Cathy Ennis back to Captiva Island.  It’s exciting to know that her relationships with meeting planners and corporate decision makers involved in the SWFL meetings and special events market will help South Seas Island Resort grow in a number of areas that are pivotal to our business,” noted Mr. Hayduk.  Ms. Ennis’ responsibilities will include initiatives to further solidify South Seas Island Resort as a favored wedding destination and to continue to enhance the resort village’s reputation as a top choice for group and incentive trips, team building experiences, family gatherings, boating clubs, business meetings and social events.

For more information on the resort, please call 866-565-5089 or visit

About South Seas Island Resort
Seemingly set adrift off the Florida Gulf Coast, South Seas Island Resort is an unspoiled haven, encompassing a wildlife preserve and two-and-half miles of shell-strewn beaches, lapped by turquoise tides.  Recently recognized by MSNBC as a ‘Top 10 Best Place in the World to Experience Local Wildlife,’ South Seas Island Resort is a 330-acre resort village and wildlife sanctuary with boundless opportunity for adventure and relaxation.  This tropical oasis is the ideal setting for an unforgettable vacation or business meeting offering a variety of accommodations including villas, condominiums, cottages and homes.  Guests enjoy shelling along the beach, golf on a newly designed 9-hole executive course and H2Whoa! Water Park.  They can discover South Seas through the ScoutAbout family exploration program, an array of family-oriented water sports, activities and interactive educational programs through the Sanibel Sea School. Ideal for events, this resort features a variety of venues and over 31,000 square feet of flexible function space. 


Dinah Saglio
Senior Account Executive
Susan Magrino Agency
352 Park Avenue South, 13th Floor
New York, NY  10010
Direct dial: 212.259.0534

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