Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – Feb. 17, 2020 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced Jim Curtis as director of sales & marketing for the entire complex. He will lead all sales and marketing for the 2,270-room resort with 333,000 square feet of meeting space, including the resort’s upcoming expansion, The Cove at the Walt Disney World Swan, a 349-room, 14-story tower scheduled to open in 2021. Included among his responsibilities are group sales, creative marketing, field marketing, internet and public relations.
Curtis has over 30 years of sales experience in the hospitality industry, representing convention hotels and resorts throughout the United States and Caribbean. Most recently, he was area director of sales for Omni Hotels & Resorts, where he led sales and marketing efforts for the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate and supported five additional properties across the United States.
Over the years he has held several positions for varying properties and brands including multiple Westin and Sheraton hotels, Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas and more.
In his previous roles, he and his teams have received multiple accolades and awards, including the distinct honor of being recognized as Sales Leader of the Year and twice awarded the Sales Team of the Year.
Originally from Baton Rouge, La., Curtis is a graduate of LSU with a degree in business administration and management.