LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (August 9, 2018) Montage Laguna Beach has announced the appointment of Anne Marie Doyle as director of sales and marketing. With over 27 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Doyle will lead the resort's sales and marketing efforts including driving revenue and brand strength, creating and implementing innovative business strategies, and offering visionary leadership to her team.

"We are delighted to welcome Anne Marie Doyle to the Montage Laguna Beach family," said Anne-Marie Houston, general manager of Montage Laguna Beach. "With an extensive marketing and sales background, we look forward to Anne Marie applying her expertise and continue building on the superior service Montage Laguna Beach is known for."

Doyle joins Montage Laguna Beach from The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, where she was director of sales and marketing and focused on transitioning the former Bacara Resort into a luxury Ritz-Carlton. Previously, Doyle was a director of sales and marketing working with luxury properties on both sides of the Atlantic, including The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, California; and properties in Ireland and England including The Ritz-Carlton, Powerscourt in County Wicklow; Fitzpatrick Lifestyle Hotels in Dublin; The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel; Marriott Druids Glen Resort in Newton Mount Kennedy; Cliveden House Hotel in Taplow, Berkshire; The Copthorne Hotel; and Conrad International. She also spent several years in managerial positions, notably four years as general manager of The Glenview Hotel in Glen of the Downs, Ireland.

Doyle's excellence has been repeatedly recognized with honors including 2008 and 2009 Director of Sales and Marketing of the Year in UK and Ireland from Renaissance Hotels Worldwide. She was named 2002 Best General Manager by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) while at The Glenview Hotel. Doyle received a diploma in hotel management with marketing from Dublin Institute of Technology, as well as a national diploma in business studies.

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