Mexico’s Velas Resorts has announced it has appointed Heather Johnson as regional sales manager – east coast division. The appointment is effective immediately.
“Heather has a consistent track record of meeting and surpassing sales goals in both onsite and remote roles and possesses demonstrable knowledge of working with meeting and incentive planners, wedding planners, travel advisors and wholesalers,” says Cynthia Kunz, global sales director - meetings and incentives. “She is passionate about excellent service and has thrived on curating bespoke luxury experiences for the most discerning of clients.”
With over 12 years of sales experience in the luxury market, Johnson most recently served as sales manager for Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort in Anguilla. She has also spent time in the sales departments for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in the Caribbean and Latin America, and Morgans Hotel Group in New York City. Now based in Connecticut, she graduated from New York University with a master’s degree in tourism and travel management.
Velas Resorts consists of Casa Velas, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course; Velas Vallarta, a family-friendly, all-suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay (both in Puerto Vallarta); the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering a luxury all-inclusive resort experience; and the new Grand Velas Los Cabos, offering “the next generation of all-inclusive amenities and facilities.”
Velas Resorts have spacious accommodations, spas, a selection of restaurants, 24-hour in suite service, fitness centers, personal concierge service, state-of-the-art conference centers, family programs and more.