CARLSON COMPANIES INC. : Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group appoints Gwenn … – 4

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.

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