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Salamander Hotels & Resorts Appoints Matt Haught as Area Director of Revenue Management



MIDDLEBURG, VASalamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel management company founded by Sheila C. Johnson, has appointed Matt Haught as Area Director of Revenue Management.

A seasoned hospitality revenue professional, Haught joins Salamander’s team from Destination Hotels & Resorts, where he was Area Director of Revenue Management. Previously, Haught spent five years at Salamander, during which time he was instrumental in the successful opening of the luxurious Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA.

Haught will manage strategic revenue strategy, e-commerce and distribution initiatives for two properties in Salamander’s growing portfolio: Salamander Resort & Spa and the new Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, scheduled to open later this year.

Salamander’s portfolio also includes three renowned golf resorts in Florida: Innisbrook in Tampa Bay, Reunion in Orlando and Hammock Beach in Palm Coast. There are several new hotel and resort projects in the pipeline which will be announced soon. 

“Matt’s return to Salamander is a welcome one as he is an expert in driving revenue growth and managing the multiple distribution channels that we utilize,” said Eric Gavin, chief sales and marketing officer of Salamander Hotels & Resorts. “He is a specialist at optimizing revenues while maximizing profitability for our key stakeholders.” 

Haught has also directed revenue and reservation operations at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa in California, and at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa, also in California. He began his career at the Four Seasons, Washington, D.C.

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

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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

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