Appointment15 January 2020
Talya Regan comes to her new position with over a decade of experience specializing in public relations and marketing communications within the hospitality industry. Previously, Ms. Regan was public relations manager at Resorts World Catskills where she was part of the opening team and led a media campaign highlighting the launch of the highly-anticipated property. Prior to this, she was associate director of public relations and marketing for Frost Valley YMCA of Claryville, New York.Ms. Regan is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Public Relations with a dual minor in hospitality management and sociology. A native of Sullivan County, New York, she is active in giving back to her community, including serving as co-chair of the Thunder 102 Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon. She resides in Rock Hill, New York, with her husband.
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.
Recent Appointments at Benchmark
26 February 2020 — BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed John Annicchiarico to the position of vice president, sales operations. Eric Gavin, chief sales officer, made the announcement.
A hospitality industry veteran, this appointment marks a return to Benchmark for John Annicchiarico.
29 January 2020 — BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Gregg Fracassa general manager for Snow King Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Jackson, Wyoming. Greg Champion, Benchmark's president and COO, made the announcement.
24 January 2020 — BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Alex Cormier director of food & beverage for Hotel Contessa, a AAA Four Diamond-rated, all-suite hotel in San Antonio, Texas, on the city's famed Riverwalk.