Industry Update
Appointment13 October 2018

David Schwartz

Appointed Director of Group & Incentive Sales
At Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Mexico

David Schwartz

David Schwartz has spent over 30 years in the incentive travel industry and has represented some of the finest hotel brands in the Caribbean and Southern US. David joins the Haven Riviera Cancun team as Director of Group & Incentive Sales where he will oversee all MICE business. Due to the resort's nature, its focus will be less on conferences and more on incentive trips and executive retreats. David is most recognized in the industry for serving as the VP of Group and Incentive Sales for Palace Resorts from 1 997-2005. His incredible career has allowed him to work with other notable hotel companies, including the The Ritz-Carlton Company and Marriott International. David has a passion for sharing his industry knowledge, and providing guidance into the next chapter of the incentive industry. He resides in South Florida.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

David Schwartz (Class of 2003) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Haven Resorts & Spas

Find your personal sanctuary and tranquility at our intimate all-suite beachfront resorts and spas. Surrounded by pure luxury and being pampered by our attentive experienced staff will help you to explore new levels of exclusive services and personalized amenities.
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