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Naples, FL (April 23, 2019) - Naples Grande Beach Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Melinda Hutchins to Director of Sales and Marketing at one of the leading luxury resorts in the destination. Melinda’s 18 years of experience in hospitality and sales will serve as an impressive addition to the already seasoned team.

“Melinda brings her endless dedication, strong sales and marketing experience and knowledge of the Florida market to our team,” said Paul Burke, General Manager of Naples Grande Beach Resort. “We are looking forward to her success and unique direction that she will share with our entire leadership team.

Prior to joining Naples Grande Beach Resort, Melinda spent 13 years at the Trump National Doral Miami. As the Director of Group Sales, she was an instrumental leader with a team of over seven direct report Sales Managers.  Melinda’s professional background is diverse and includes experience with both branded hotels such as Marriott International and Trump Hotels throughout Florida and Georgia, as well as independent brands in Florida. Her strategic thinking and hands-on involvement in all things sales, marketing, revenue management, and client relations, has shaped her into a strong and accomplished leader.

As a graduate of Florida State University, Melinda has spent almost her entire career within Florida and has a distinctive perspective on the bustling hospitality industry. The Naples Grande Beach Resort team is thrilled to have Melinda on the team and is looking forward to sharing her impressive background and talents with the resort.

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About Naples Grande Beach Resort

Set on 23 waterfront acres on Florida’s Paradise Coast, Naples Grande Beach Resort boasts 474 guestrooms including 29 gulf view suites and 50 bungalow suites plus more than 83,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Every room features a private balcony with direct views of the Gulf. Guests of the hotel have access to five on-site restaurants and bars, three heated outdoor pools, a full-service luxury spa, 8,000-square-foot fitness center, business center and an award-winning tennis facility with 15 courts. The property is surrounded by 200 acres of a protected mangrove estuary intertwined with a system of bridges and elevated walking paths that afford access to three miles of beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico. The property is also immediately proximate to the renowned Waterside Shops, Southwest Florida’s most luxurious shopping mall. The resort has become a major location for the city’s events and happenings, hosting a variety of rock and blues concerts, food festivals with Naples area restaurants and Saks Fifth Avenue Beauty Brunches throughout the year.


Contact: Emily Blanck / 786-470-3776

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