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Katharine Anderson Appointed as Marketing Manager for the 400-key
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2013) — Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, Orlando’s newest upscale resort, today announced the appointment of Katharine Anderson as marketing manager. Anderson leads the resort’s marketing efforts bringing a wealth of experience to the core sales and development team.

Having been a part of the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek’s marketing team prior to its opening in Sept. 2011, Anderson possesses a key understanding of the resort and its hospitality positioning. Her new role will involve handling a larger scope of marketing, advertising and branding related activities for the family-friendly, Mediterranean-inspired property which also has a large focus on the meetings market in Orlando.

While leading and developing marketing strategies on a local and national level, Anderson will assist in building and maintaining key business relationships and partnerships and oversee all public relations plans and implementations. She will also handle the design and management of the property’s social media components.

“We have been extremely fortunate to have Katharine as part of our marketing team since the resort’s opening,” stated John Branciforte, director of sales and marketing. “Her dedication and leadership has been integral to our successful positioning and I am confident she will continue to help lead the resort in a fruitful direction.”

Prior to joining the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek team, Anderson was sales and marketing coordinator for the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Fla., and brand management contractor for Chico's FAS Inc., in Fort Myers, Fla. She is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in marketing and advertising.

The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, located at 14651 Chelonia Parkway inside the Walt Disney World® Resort gates, boasts 400 rooms and suites, 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, five food and beverage outlets, a zero-entry pool, 18-hole championship golf course and Blue Harmony™ spa.  It is part of the prestigious Wyndham Grand® Collection, an ensemble of distinguished hotels within the Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts brand that represent one-of-a-kind experiences in key destinations with refined accommodations, attentive service and relaxed surroundings.  The hotel is managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham® hotels are either franchised by the company or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by calling (800) WYNDHAM – (800) 996-3426 – or visiting

Kristie Deptula
Quinn & Co.
212-868-1900 x257

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