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ROCKRESORTS AND VAIL RESORTS HOSPITALITY NAMES PAUL TONER AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND MARKETING
BROOMFIELD, Colo.- February 22, 2008 – RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality announced today that Paul Toner has been selected as the new vice president of sales and marketing for RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality. He will start his new position at the corporate office immediately.
Toner brings more than 22 years of hospitality experience to his new position. He began his hospitality career in 1985 as a sales manager for the Key Bridge Marriott. From 1987 until 1992, he was the director of sales for the Boston Long Wharf Marriott and the Maui Marriott, respectively. For the next two years, he was the director of sales and marketing for the Hyatt Regency Kauai and then the Hyatt Regency Maui. He then accepted the position of director of association sales for the Orlando World Center Marriott in 1994.
From 1994 until 1999, he was the area director of marketing for Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club. His career took on a more international scope in 1999, when he became the director of marketing Central/Southern Asia and Pacific Islands for Marriott Hong Kong. He returned to Hawaii in 2002, as the area director of marketing for Marriott Pacific Islands. Before accepting the position of vice president of sales and marketing for RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality, he was the vice president of sales and marketing of Asia Pacific for Marriott based in Hong Kong.
“We are excited to have someone with Paul’s vast experience and highly successful track record join our team, especially during a time of such exciting growth and development for RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality,” said Stan Brown, executive vice president and chief operating officer of RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality. “His wealth of experience in the hospitality industry both domestically and internationally made him a perfect fit for this position.”
Toner graduated cum laude from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA with a bachelor of science degree in food marketing.
RockResorts' luxury resort hotels offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas™, renowned golf courses, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo.; The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; Keystone Lodge & Spa in Keystone, Colo.; The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, Colo.; The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in the Vail Valley, Colo.; The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colo.; La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa in Santa Fe, N.M.; Snake River Lodge & Spa in Jackson Hole, Wyo.; and The Landings St. Lucia, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. Future RockResorts include; Eleven Biscayne Hotel & Spa in Miami, Fla. (scheduled to open in 2009); The Chateau at Heavenly Village in Lake Tahoe, Cali. (scheduled to open in 2009); One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo. (scheduled to open in winter 2009/2010); and Rum Cay, A RockResort Hotel & Spa in Rum Cay, The Bahamas (scheduled to open in 2010).