News for the Hospitality Executive
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Oct. 16, 2012 – The management of Casa de Campo, the 7,000-acre World’s Leading Golf Resort for the last five consecutive years, located on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tony Nichols as U.S. National Group and Golf Manager. This new role carries responsibilities ranging from driving demand for U.S. golf group and individual bookings to overseeing promotional opportunities as it relates to golf events on the resort’s three Pete Dye-designed courses, including the famed Teeth of the Dog.
“We are very excited to have Mr. Nichols join our team as National Group and Golf Sales Manager. Considering his notable accomplishments, we are confident Tony will surpass our expectations in the new role,” said Peter Bonell, chief marketing officer of Casa de Campo.
Nichols joins the resort team following four years spent at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., as their National Sales Manager. During his time at Kingsmill, he wrote a published article for PGA Magazine in 2011 about group golf business for resorts. Prior to that time, Nichols owned and operated “Mulligan’s Restaurant” in Salisbury, Maryland.
In the golf realm, Nichols attended Salisbury University before pursuing a career in professional golf, becoming a PGA Member in 1992, which led him to prominent positions as Head Golf Pro in Salisbury, Maryland and Director of Instruction at Mt. Snow Golf School, in Ocean City Maryland. Nichols currently resides in Williamsburg, Va., with his wife and three daughters.
Casa de Campo – a member of The Leading Hotels of the World – is a 7,000-acre resort with a country-club atmosphere located on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic. During high season, Casa de Campo’s guest list reads like a who’s who of the global social registry, attracting financial entrepreneurs, politicos and Hollywood’s elite, with the offering of spacious hotel rooms and suites and extravagant villa homes. Additional draws of Casa de Campo range from a renowned Polo Club & Equestrian Center, 350-slip Marina & Yacht Club and a 240-acre Shooting Club, to an artisan’s village, Altos de Chavon, The Casa de Campo Spa, a Tennis Club with 13 Har-Tru courts and five-star dining at Beach Club by Le Cirque overlooking the resort’s private beach.
For more information on Casa de Campo call toll free (855) 300-4925 or visit www.casadecampo.com.do. To stay connected to all the Casa de Campo action, follow the resort on Twitter: @CASADECAMPO; Facebook at CASADECAMPORESORT; or Instagram at CASADECAMPORESORT.
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