Industry Update
Appointment22 July 2019

Rosa Luke

Appointed Senior Sales Manager
At Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, Puerto Rico

Rosa Luke

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort, recognized as one of TIME Magazine's 2018 World's Greatest Places, announces the appointment of Rosa Luke as Senior Sales Manager overseeing the Midwest and Western U.S. regions. Based in Chicago, Ill., Luke is a seasoned sales and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and convention destination marketing industries.

In her new role, Luke will drive sales to the 400-room resort, which is located on 500 acres along a mile-long section of golden beach adjacent to the El Yunque National Rainforest and the Mameyes River. Among Luke's areas of attention will be elevating group bookings for the property's 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor venue space, which includes a 48,000 square foot oceanfront conference center, a number of smaller board rooms for intimate meetings, and one of the Caribbean's largest ballrooms, measuring 21,913 square feet.

Most recently, Luke was National Sales Director at Discover Puerto Rico, and previously spent 13 years as Senior Director of Sales at Meet Puerto Rico / Puerto Rico Convention Bureau. During that time, she successfully promoted the island and its Convention Center as a premier destination for meetings and conventions through Puerto Rico's Destination Marketing Organization. Prior to that, Luke was a National Sales Manager for GES Exposition Services, Inc. (Global Experience Specialists), an experiential event management and exhibition company that produces some of the most visible and influential trade show, corporate and managed events in the world. Luke's experience in sales, catering and convention services also includes positions with Choose Chicago and the iconic The Drake, A Hilton Hotel Chicago.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world's largest hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 810,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in both the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry.
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