Industry Update
Appointment25 June 2019

Sadira Baetens

Named Director of Catering and Convention Services
At Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles

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Sadira Baetens

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Sadira Baetens director of catering and convention services for Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, the Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located on the island of Curaçao. Rob de Bekker, Benchmark's general manager at the resort, made the announcement.

This appointment represents a promotion for Sadira Baetens, who has been on the staff of Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort for six years, previously serving as associate director of catering and convention services. Prior to joining the resort, Ms Baetens held the position of catering sales manager for the Renaissance Resort & Casino located in Willemstad, Curaçao.

Sadira Baetens is a graduate of INHolland University in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She resides in Curaçao.


BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’s established, iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the newly-branded Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly select and preferred destinations.
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