Industry Update
Appointment21 June 2018

Denys Montes de Oca

Appointed Corporate Leisure Sales & Marketing Director
At Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Denys Montes de OcaDenys Montes de Oca has been promoted to Corporate Leisure Sales & Marketing Director for Mexico's Velas Resorts. In her new role, she'll be heading up the resort collection's sales team in the US and Canada as well as spearheading efforts in emerging markets like South America, Europe (UK, Germany and Russia) and Australia. She will oversee nearly 20 sales representatives, currently based in New York, Atlanta, Beverly Hills, Chicago, San Francisco and Houston among other locations, as well as new team members planned for Boston, Miami and the Midwest in the near future. Denys has worked for the Velas Resorts since 2003. Most recently she served as Senior Director of Sales and Marketing for the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas resorts in Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos. The appointment is effective June 30.

Velas Resorts

Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, the four Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have earned more than 43 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award.
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