Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group appoints Gwenn Feliciano as director of sales and marketing of the Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa, St. Martin

Minneapolis | October 4, 2012

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the appointment of Gwenn Feliciano as director of sales and marketing for the Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa, St. Martin.  Feliciano will oversee all sales, marketing and public relations functions for the 252-room beachfront property, including the oversight of European-based sales managers.

“Gwenn’s leadership in developing and executing sales and marketing initiatives for resorts globally demonstrates her incredible value to the property,” said Jean-marc Jalbert, general manager of the Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa, St. Martin. “Her extensive experience will contribute to strengthening the resort’s position as a top Caribbean destination.”

Feliciano has worked in sales and marketing across the Americas and Caribbean for Our Lucaya Beach and Golf Resort, SuperClubs All-Inclusive Resorts and Certified Vacations. She most recently served as director of sales and marketing for Elite Island Resorts where she led efforts for a new property acquisition, developed revenue management strategies and global promotions, and managed global sales teams. She is a graduate of Hofstra University and holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business.

The Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa, St. Martin is the leading upper-upscale resort on the French side of the island and reopened in December 2011 after undergoing renovations in excess of USD 10 million. The resort is a premier 18-acre property, offering guests 1,600 feet of beachfront in Anse Marcel with 63 suites and 189 guestrooms. It features a 7,000 square foot ballroom; full-service spa (Le Spa) and fitness center; and exclusive water taxi service from the airport to the resort marina. With two on-site dining venues, guests enjoy a complimentary full breakfast buffet at Le Marché and world-class French-Caribbean cuisine with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea at C Le Restaurant. The resort is a 2012 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice® award winner and recent recipient of the prestigious Certificate of Excellence for consistently outstanding traveler reviews.

About Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa, St. Martin
The Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa, St. Martin is a luxury resort nestled in the picturesque cove of Anse Marcel, on the Northwest coast of the French side of St. Martin. Located 25 minutes from Princess Juliana International Airport via the resort’s exclusive water shuttle service, the full-service hotel is spread over 18 acres and comprised of 63 suites and 189 guestrooms. The hotel features C Le Restaurant, which offers gourmet French and Caribbean cuisine, as well as outdoor massages and state-of-the-art spa treatments at Le Spa. A TripAdvisor 2012 Travelers’ Choice® award winner, the property is also the recipient of the prestigious Certificate of Excellence for consistently outstanding traveler reviews. http://www.radissonblu.com/resort-stmartin

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group – born in early 2012 – is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels, a global footprint spanning 81 countries and territories, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni). In most of the group’s hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

http://www.carlsonrezidor.com

Contacts
Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group | +1 (763) 212-8129 | bgardeen@carlson.com

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