Appointed Area Director of Sales & Marketing
At Thompson Miami Beach - FL, USA
Casey joins the Thompson Miami Beach team from Miami Beach luxury resort, The Setai, where he served as executive director of marketing & sales for two years. During his time at The Setai, he led an extensive transition of the sales, marketing and revenue functions to a new management company. Casey also oversaw the opening of the first U.S.-based Expedia CruiseShipCenters retail and host agency franchise for which he remains a franchise co-owner and managing partner. Prior to his arrival in South Florida, Casey worked in the northeast market as vice president of hotel sales and marketing for one of the world’s largest casinos, Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in Uncasville, Conn. There, Casey managed all hotel marketing and sales initiatives for a $1.4 billion expansion project, and developed and executed a comprehensive pre-opening and opening strategy.
Earlier in his career, Casey served as vice president of marketing and sales for Carnival Hotels & Casinos and Registry Hotels & Resorts, where he created the first company-wide annual planning and forecasting program and played a major role in the successful openings of new properties across the U.S. and Mexico. He also worked in a variety management positions at Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, serving more than a 10-year tenure at each company.
Casey graduated from Loyola University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He is currently a member of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), International Association Travel Agents (IATA), and Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA).