Lourdes Harkins Named Director of Human Resources for Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, New York, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

/Lourdes Harkins Named Director of Human Resources for Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, New York, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

Lourdes Harkins Named Director of Human Resources for Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, New York, A Benchmark Resorts & Hotels Property

|2016-11-09T13:36:28-04:00November 9th, 2016|

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 2016 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Lourdes Harkins as director of human resources for Doral Arrowwood. The resort, located in Rye Brook, New York, is a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property. Mike McNeill, Benchmark’s general manager, made the announcement.

“It is such a pleasure to formally welcome Lourdes to our executive team here at Doral Arrowwood,” said Mr. McNeill. “She brings important knowledge of human resources within the resort environment to our property, as well as a keen understanding of our market. We look forward to her leadership and championing of Benchmark’s signature ‘Be The Difference’ guest service culture at our resort.”

Lourdes Harkins brings 22 years of leadership experience in human resources management to her new position at Doral Arrowwood. She was previously area director of human resources for Destinations Hotel & Resorts, based at Tarrytown Estate and Conference Center.

Ms. Harkins is a graduate of the College of Mount Saint Vincent where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business with a concentration in Human Resources. She resides in New York City.

About Doral Arrowwood Resort

Doral Arrowwood is located amid 114 wooded acres in Rye Brook (Westchester County), New York, just 30 miles north of New York City.  The 363-guestroom Doral Arrowwood is the only resort in the New York metropolitan area, and is an enchanting location for weekends of leisure, dazzling weddings and special events, important meetings and superb dining.  It is easily reached via various interstate highways linking the resort to New York and nearby Connecticut and New Jersey, as well as New York’s airports. 

The “Doral Executive Center” at Doral Arrowwood is newly available and includes 110,000 additional square feet of event space to accommodate small or larger gatherings of up to 174 people. This comprehensive environment contains a 174-seat amphitheater, two 50-seat amphitheaters, meeting and event rooms.  WiFi is available throughout and a professional, onsite audiovisual department provides the most modern production equipment. 

Doral Arrowwood also offers an Executive Boardroom that features a private dining room, butler service and a private concierge.  The resort’s inspirational teambuilding retreat programs include Project Excel, Paintball, and Corporate Olympics.  The property’s numerous recreational facilities can also be used for teambuilding exercises and for relaxation and socializing.  

Doral Arrowwood’s three restaurants, The Atrium, Mulligans Café and The Pub, draw both guests and locals.   The resort is a member of Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® and IACC.   www.doralarrowwood.com/

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® features the finest in preferred accommodations, exceptional food & beverage, recreation, and superior meeting facilities throughout the United States and the Caribbean.  Renown for enchanting destinations, incomparable service and for creating unforgettable memory-making experiences, it is a signature portfolio of BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, which has been a leading US-based hospitality management company for nearly 40 years.  Many select BENCHMARK properties are certified by IACC, the association that represents the finest meeting venues and services globally, and many have also been recognized with the coveted Benchmark Conference Centers® certification of meeting excellence.  www.benchmarkresortsandhotels.com.  To become a fan on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/BenchmarkResortsandHotels  Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BenchmarkHotels, on Instagram at www.instagram.com/benchmarkresortsandhotels, and on Pinterest at  www.pinterest.com/benchmarkhotels

Contact: Ken Ellens

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