Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
At Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale - FL, USA
Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed David Friedberg director of sales & marketing for Bonaventure Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort® located in Fort Lauderdale. Charles Reece, Benchmark's general manager at the resort, made the announcement. David Friedberg was most recently director of sales for The Kalahari Resort of Sandusky, Ohio, the largest resort and convention center under one roof in the Midwestern U.S. Previous to this, Mr. Friedberg held several sales & marketing leadership positions within Marriott Hotels and Resorts. These included serving as director of sales and marketing for the Saddlebrook Marriott in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, the Marriott East Side in New York City, and for both the Crystal Gateway and Crystal City Marriott hotels in Arlington, Virginia.
Additionally, Mr. Friedberg was director of sales strategy and support for Marriott International's Lodging Sales Division, in which he provided strategic direction for sales leaders throughout the organization's network. While at Marriott's corporate headquarters, he also led the sales training programming for the company's Senior Living Division.