KAPALUA BAY, Hawaii (June 19, 2018) – Montage Kapalua Bay has announced the appointment of Roger Bright as director of sales and marketing. A Hawaii-born, hospitality veteran, Bright will oversee the resort's sales and marketing team with responsibilities including prospecting new domestic and international business, building and maintaining relationships with travel professionals across the industry, and keeping Montage Kapalua Bay top-of-mind in the industry and amongst consumers.
"On behalf of the 'ohana at Montage Kapalua Bay, I am delighted to welcome Roger to our luxury, oceanfront resort," said Richard Holtzman, managing director and vice president, Montage Kapalua Bay. "Roger brings strong experience and connections from across the industry, a passion for the destination, and an appreciation for the core values of Montage Hotels & Resorts. We look forward to him continuing to lead the Montage Kapalua Bay sales and marketing team to excellence."
With 25 years of experience in hospitality, and 35 years in the travel industry, Bright joins Montage Kapalua Bay from The Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu, where for over four years he held the position of director of sales. Prior to The Kahala Hotel & Resort, he worked as director of sales for Maui hotels and resorts, including Makena Beach & Golf Resort, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, and Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel.
Born in Honolulu, and raised on the Leeward edge of Oahu, Bright studied music at Leeward Community College in West Oahu. He started his career working with airlines, tour operators, and as a front office manager at Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel.
For more information on Montage Kapalua Bay, please visit www.montagehotels.com/kapaluabay.