LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, Florida Appoints Lijana Gavelyte as National Sales Manager

/LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, Florida Appoints Lijana Gavelyte as National Sales Manager

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, Florida Appoints Lijana Gavelyte as National Sales Manager

|2019-06-18T17:53:56-04:00June 17th, 2019|

NAPLES, Fla. (June 13, 2019) — LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, a luxury beachfront property located on private six-acre beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, has announced the hiring of a new member to its management team. Lijana Gavelyte has been named National Sales Manager.

Following the recent completion of a $30 million renovation and a 50th anniversary last year, the resort has renewed its commitment to bringing on board only the most accomplished professionals in their field. Meet the new team member:

Lijana Gavelyte boasts 12 years of hospitality sales experience, all of them in the Naples area. She arrives at LaPlaya after a successful tenure as Spa Group Sales Manager for the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Prior to that, she served for 10 years at the Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, where she worked her way up the ranks. Lijana started as Assistant to the Director of Sales, was promoted to Spa Supervisor, then spent six years in group sales. Lijana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Affairs from Boston University. She speaks and writes English, German, Russian and her native Lithuanian.

About LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

Nestled on the picturesque beachfront in Naples overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort is the ultimate vacation destination for locals and travelers alike. The resort boasts 189 guest rooms and eight suites; a 4,500 square foot SpaTerre with salon and spa services; a state-of-the-art fitness center; beach butler service; private poolside cabanas with cold towel and sorbet service; waterfront dining at BALEENnaples and Tiki Bar; sophisticated meeting and event spaces; an 18-hole Robert Cupp-designed golf course; and LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club, an elite membership club. For more information about LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, please visit or the resort’s social media accounts –Facebook: @LaPlayaBeachResort / Twitter: @LaPlayaNaples / Instagram: @laplayanaples.

About Noble House Hotels & Resorts

A privately held company for more than 30 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, transitioning in 1994 to a hotel ownership management company. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., the corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 15 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the U.S. From the historic passenger Napa Valley Wine Train, to luxury resorts in Seattle, Wash. Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the Florida Keys, each property maximizes and showcases its physical setting. Noble House is continuously growing, operating 43 hotel restaurants, bars and lounges, showcasing local culture and inspiration from local surroundings. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.

About Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and the largest owner of urban and resort lifestyle hotels in the United States. The Company owns 60 hotels, totaling approximately 14,500 guest rooms across 16 urban and resort markets with a focus on the west coast gateway cities. For more information, visit and follow us at @PebblebrookPEB

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