The Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica, slated to open in autumn 2019, has named hospitality veteran, Elizabeth Maisonet as director of global group sales. She will accompany property management executives Michael J. Schoonewagen, general manager and Tracey Fentem, director of sales and marketing. Maisonet’s role will be to help industry specialists in the planning and execution of meeting, social and incentive group meetings.
Maisonet has over 20 years of experience in hospitality and group sales working with hoteliers throughout the country, including Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, where she finished a 12-year tenure as director of global accounts for the company. Most recently, Maisonet served as director of northeast accounts at Key Largo’ members-only, Ocean Reef Club. As director of group sales for Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica, she will supervise development of group offerings and manage relations with meeting planners and travel agents.
Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica will include several function and event space including three meeting rooms, and a board room, along with pre-function space. The property will also include an amphitheater and function space such as its Beach Club Terrace, pool decks and private beach. According to our sister publication, Travel Agent, it is going to be the brand’s second resort in the Caribbean and first property in the Dominica. The company's first Caribbean venture was the opening of the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana in Cuba.