Omni Homestead Resort selects new director for sales and marketing
The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs has announced four appointments
to its sales and marketing team. Alex Gregory is the new director of sales and
marketing. He will lead a team developing strategies to increase revenues from all market segments with a focus on
meeting and events clientele.
Gregory joined The Omni Homestead from the five-star Sea Island resort in
Sea Island, Ga., where, as director of sales and marketing, he oversaw
meetings, golf and travel industry sales. Previously, Gregory spent 12 years
with Destination Hotels, serving as director of sales and marketing for the
four-diamond Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz.,
and as director of sales and marketing at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms in
Chris Long will head up the resort's group sales effort as director of sales.
Long comes from the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Charleston, S.C.,
where he served as director of Midwest sales for 11 years. He previously
held sales positions at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Florida and
The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.,
As a senior sales manager, Maritza Gabriel will be responsible for
maintaining and growing relationships with associations, corporations and non-profits.
Her appointment follows 18 months of work as the wedding & catering sales
manager at The Omni Homestead, where her performance earned her
recognition as Omni's 2015 Sales Rookie of the Year.
The new wedding and catering sales manager is Rachel Withrow.
Withrow previously held the position of catering sales manager at the resort.