October 26, 2010 - The Don CeSar Beach Resort, A Loews Hotel -- Florida's Legendary Pink Palace since 1928 --proudly announces Sharon Blazer as the new director of sales. Blazer's responsibilities include overseeing and implementing the group sales strategies for the 277 room resort.
"We are thrilled about Sharon joining the Don CeSar's sales team," said John W. Marks, general manager. "Her vast experience in the hospitality industry married with a proven success in sales makes her the perfect person to lead our group sales initiatives."
Prior to coming to Loews Hotels, Blazer worked for West Paces Hotel Group as the director of sales for Hotel 71 in Chicago, IL and as a senior sales manager at The Palmyra, A Solis Resort & Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
She has more than 21 years of experience in sales and marketing and has held sales and leadership positions for some of the most recognized hotels throughout the United States, Caribbean and Jamaica, including The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Marriott Frenchman's Cove, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., Grand Lakes Orlando (The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott), Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel (formerly Omni) and the former Loews Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX.
Blazer has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of group sales, business travel and revenue management. A native of Yorktown, VA, she is an avid golfer and enjoys sightseeing and exploring the Tampa Bay area.
Once a playground for distinguished celebrities such as Clarence Darrow and F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Don CeSar Beach Resort, a Loews Hotel, continues to charm and impress guests today with service preserved from the Great Gatsby era of pampering. Sugar-sand beaches, Spa Oceana, poolside activities and Four-Diamond dining await visitors who return season after season. Blending European grandeur, seaside elegance and sweet sunsets with the enchantment of yesteryear, the romantic legend exemplifies the grandness of America's traditional beach resorts and is the only historic resort on Florida's Gulf Coast. To experience an unparalleled resort, call the Don CeSar Beach Resort, A Loews Hotel at (800) 282-1116 or direct (727) 360-1881 or visit www.loewshotels.com.
About Loews Hotels
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels owns and/or operates 18 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada, including the newest 414-roomLoews Atlanta Hotel opened April 1, 2010. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local and vibrant travel experience. Loews boasts some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road. For reservations or more information on Loews Hotels, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or check www.loewshotels.com.