Darin Riggio new director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort

Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has appointed Darin Riggio as director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort near Orlando. Riggio will oversee the  property’s sales and marketing strategies, including driving business, revenue and overall brand awareness to the resort.  www.ReunionResort.com. Riggio joins Reunion Resort from Hyatt Regency […]

Summer getaways: Father’s Day and Beyond

There’s still time to plan getaways for Father’s Day and beyond. Here’s some destination that are offering some outstanding packages for dad and the entire family for a summer of fun. Annual Parent + Child Four-Ball Tournament at Streamsong Resort — Streamsong, Fla. June 15-17, 2018, starting at $237 per person, per night Central Florida’s […]

Salamander Hotels & Resorts names Slavonia as chief sales/marketing officer

Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has named Tracey Slavonia as its new chief sales and marketing officer. Slavonia will oversee corporate strategic sales, marketing and revenue management initiatives for the company’s growing portfolio. The Salamander Signature Collection includes Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA; The Henderson in Destin, FL; NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans; and Hotel Bennett, opening in […]

Holiday roads from the Bahamas to Hawaii

For those looking for holiday (and beyond) travel opportunities, here’s some good cheer from some of my favorite golf resorts and destinations:   “Festive Memories” at Montage Palmetto Bluff — Bluffton, S.C. Available through Dec. 30, 2017 — rates starting at $350/night. Located within a 20,000-acre coastal nature preserve in the heart of South Carolina’s […]

Salamander Golf Collection celebrating Women’s Golf Day on June 6

Salamander Golf Collection, an extension of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, has some exclusive events throughout Florida to celebrate Women’s Golf Day on June 6. Salamander’s Founder and CEO, Sheila C. Johnson is an executive committee member of the United States Golf Association and has helped lead efforts to increase participation in the game. Women’s Golf […]