Total $0.00


ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (March 26, 2019) – Named the No. 4 resort in Florida by Condé Nast Traveler readers, One Ocean Resort & Spa proudly welcomes Darren Keener to lead the sales and marketing efforts at the resort. Bringing diverse training and nearly 13 years of experience with a background in the luxury resort realm, Keener is charged with growing the resort’s business.

“Darren’s extensive market knowledge has enabled him to make a positive impact from day one and we are excited to have him lead our sales and catering teams,” said David Mariotti, general manager of One Ocean Resort & Spa. “His innovative approach and dedication to the client relationships makes me certain that he will be an asset to the growth of the resort experience.”

Joining One Ocean Resort & Spa from eight years with Omni Hotels and Resorts, Keener most recently managed efforts at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Fla. as the associate director of sales, where he consistently drove sales results while developing new sales leaders and staff. Prior to Amelia Island, Keener was the national sales manager at Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Ga., receiving accolades as a four year President’s Circle Award Winner, Sales Team of the Year winner and two-year finalist for Sales Manager of the Year. Keener also previously held sales manager positions at Hyatt Regency Miami and Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

On the start of his leadership at One Ocean Resort & Spa, Keener said, “The team is an experienced and talented group of professionals who have made this move an exciting transition. I’m motivated to build from our current success to drive growth for 2019 and beyond at this first-class resort.”

As Northeast Florida’s only artfully inspired, boutique resort, One Ocean Resort & Spa is prominently located oceanfront on Atlantic Beach. Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler year after year as a top five “must experience” getaway in Florida, the 193 ocean view rooms are adorned with One Ocean Docents, who serve as individualized, intuitive hosts, acting as a private concierge for guests’ needs. With signature restaurant, Azurea’s established food & wine personality, the seasonal menu showcases an eclectic tribute to fresh coastal cuisine. Guests enjoy a private pool with boardwalk to miles of white sand beach and a full service spa, creating a respite with floor-to-ceiling windows touting beautiful views of the rolling surf. 

For more information about One Ocean Resort & Spa, please call (904) 249-7402. For resort happenings and special offers, follow One Ocean on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Contact: Hannah Lambert / 850.421.9007

Related News

The Peninsula Paris Appoints Mauro Governato as General Manager

The Wigwam in Phoenix’s West Valley Appoints J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing

The Bowery Hotel Appoints Andrea Taormina as New Executive Chef

Ocean House Management Appoints Christine Smith as General Manager at The Inn at Hastings Park

La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Appoints Marco Foelske as Resort Manager

SANGHA Retreat By OCTAVE Institute Appoints Alan Navarrete as Spa Director

Noble Hires Beth Hogberg as Director of Asset Management

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Promotes Joe Jackson to Vice President of Food and Beverage

Prism Hotels & Resorts Appoints Will Traywick as Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Marketing

Soon-to-Open Quay Perth Appoints Jay Tesorero as Executive Chef and Derek Walsh as Director of F&B

The Lodge at Blue Sky, Auberge Resorts Collection Welcomes Galen Zamarra as Executive Chef

Announcing Felix Laboy as Executive Chairman of NextGuest

NIZUC Resort & Spa Welcomes Alicia Acevedo as Spa Director

Provenance Hotels Appoints Connie Shaheen as General Manager at The Revolution Hotel

Sage Hospitality Appoints Joseph Steiskal Dual General Manager for Boulder’s Embassy Suites by Hilton & Hilton Garden Inn

Amy Johnson Named General Manager of The Confidante Miami Beach

Drew Clarke Joins Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills as Director of Sales and Marketing

Manuel Ferriol Appointed General Manager of Luxurious New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam

Auro Hotels Welcomes Kirby Smith as Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Montage Laguna Beach Appoints David Serus as Executive Chef

All News »

Please login or register to post a comment.