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Maxaida Marte Appointed as General Manager at the
35-villa Balcones del Atlántico, Dominican Republic

Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic, February 4, 2013 – Balcones del Atlántico announced today that Maxaida Marte has joined the luxury resort in the Samaná Peninsula as General Manager.

Marte, who has more than a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently served as Director of Rooms at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, where she oversaw a team of more than 100 employees. Previously, she served as Assistant General Manager at Balcones del Atlántico in 2011.

She has also held positions with Sol Melia Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Catalonia Hotels. She is bilingual in Spanish and English and holds a master’s degree in hotel management from the Catholic University of Santo Domingo.

“We are so thrilled to welcome Maxaida back to Balcones del Atlántico in this new role,” says resort owner Maria Bisonó. “We are confident that her extensive management experience and dynamic personality will enhance our five-star guest service level and maintain our status as one of the top luxury resorts in the Dominican Republic.”

About Balcones del Atlántico
Located in the exotic Samaná Peninsula known for ecotourism and pristine beaches, Balcones del Atlántico features 35 spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom villa suites within a 32-acre hotel and real estate development, each with a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a large living room, dining room and terrace, all with fabulous views. The resort’s open-air beachfront restaurant, Porto, offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, gourmet Caribbean cuisine and the largest wine collection in the Dominican Republic. Three swimming pools, water sports offerings and new beachfront spa cabanas round out the resort’s highlights. Balcones del Atlántico is within driving distance of two major international airports including Santo Domingo (SDQ) and Samaná (AZS). New non-stop flights from New York City (JFK) to Samaná (AZS) launched in November 2012.

For more information on the resort, please visit or call 809-240-5011.


Meredith Phares / Paige Scala
Laura Davidson Public Relations
(212) 696-0660 /

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