Salamander Hotels & Resorts Appoints Bobby Sweet as Corporate Director of Travel Industry Sales

Bobby Sweet Headshot
Bobby Sweet Headshot

Bobby Sweet Headshot

Bobby Sweet is the Corporate Director of Travel Industry Sales for Salamander Hotels & Resorts

MIDDLEBURG, VA – Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel management company founded by Sheila C. Johnson, has appointed Bobby Sweet as Corporate Director of Travel Industry Sales.

A highly-respected luxury hospitality sales professional with extensive golf resort experience, Sweet joins Salamander’s expanding global sales team from The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, where he was the area director of sales for six properties in Aruba, Cancun, Grand Cayman, San Juan, St Thomas and Dorado Beach.

Sweet, who is based in Central Florida, is responsible for selling and promoting Salamander’s growing portfolio, which includes the luxurious Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA; three renowned golf resorts in Florida: Innisbrook in Tampa Bay, Reunion in Orlando and Hammock Beach in Palm Coast; and a fourth Florida resort, Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, scheduled to open later this year. There are several new hotel and resort projects in the pipeline which will be announced soon. 

“The addition of someone of Bobby’s caliber and standing in the travel community highlights Salamander’s growing presence within the luxury and golf markets,” said Salamander’s Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Eric Gavin. “His wealth of experience will also help us continue to deliver superior top-line revenue results for our partners and owners.

A graduate of Wingate University in Wingate, NC, Sweet has also previously held senior sales leadership positions at the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriot in Grand Lakes Orlando; at Loews Hotels at NBC Universal Orlando; and with Busch Entertainment Corporation in St. Louis, MO. He was also a member of the Wingate University golf team and spent time as a player manager and caddie on the Senior PGA Tour.

For more information about Salamander Hotels & Resorts, visit www.SalamanderHotels.com or call (540) 687-3710.

To reach Bobby Sweet, e-mail bsweet@salamanderhotels.com.  

 

About Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Salamander Hotels & Resorts is a privately owned and operated company based in Middleburg, VA, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded by entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson in 2005, the company has a portfolio that features a collection of three stellar golf resorts including Innisbrook Resort near Tampa, Reunion Resort in Orlando and Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast; the luxurious Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, a 340-acre equestrian-inspired property near Washington, D.C.; and the finest resort built in a generation on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, opening fall 2016. For additional information, call (540) 687-3710 or visit www.salamanderhotels.com

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Bobby Sweet Headshot

Bobby Sweet Headshot

Bobby Sweet is the Corporate Director of Travel Industry Sales for Salamander Hotels & Resorts