Georgina Godoy Named Director of Sales at Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Riviera Maya, Mexico (November 20, 2014) - The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya on Mexico's Caribbean Coast has appointed Georgina Godoy as director of sales, effective immediately. In her new position, Godoy oversees the development and implementation of worldwide sales for the luxury all-inclusive resort, a member of Leading Hotels of the World.
Bringing more than seven years of sales experience and a special expertise in international marketing, Godoy rejoins Grand Velas Riviera Maya with prior work experience at the resort as Tour & Sales Manager from 2010 to 2012. Most recently, Godoy participated in the opening of NIZUC Resort & Spa in Cancun as Sales Manager where she successfully introduced the resort into important market segments. Her experience also includes other award-winning Mexico resorts including Hyatt Regency Cancun; Fairmont Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, also during the resort's opening; and JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa.
Godoy is a graduate of The Anahuac University in Mexico with a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Management. She is fluent in English and Spanish, and has completed education and training programs from Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Fairmont Hotel & Resorts.
Set on 205 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves and with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort. Guests can choose among three separate ambiances in this Leading Hotel of the World, including adults only ocean-front, family friendly ocean view and a Zen-like tropical setting, embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula's jungle. All 491 designer-like suites are exceptionally spacious, more than 1,100 square feet each, all with balconies, and some with private plunge pools. All feature fully stocked mini bars, plasma TVs, wireless Internet access, L'Occitane amenities, artisanal tequila and Nespresso machines. Bathrooms deserve special mention with walk in glass shower, deep soaking Jacuzzi tubs and marble interior. Eight restaurants, including five gourmet offerings, present a tour of Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of the disciples of world celebrity chef Arzak, won the AAA Five Diamond Award, the only all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction. Grand Velas Spa, a Leading Spa of the World, is the region's largest spa sanctuary at more than 90,000 square feet, known for its authentic Mexican treatments, offerings from around world and signature seven-step water journey. Other features include 24-hour personal butler concierge, 24/7 insuite service, three swimming pools, two fitness centers, water sports, innovative kids club and teens lounge, Karaoke Bar, Koi piano bar and business center. The resort offers more than 91,000 square feet of meeting spaces and outdoor areas for events and has a 31,000-square-foot Convention Center, able to accommodate up to 2,700 guests. The resort has won numerous awards from Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today, Best of the Best Spa by Virtuoso, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes.com; which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusive in 2012. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts. For more information on Grand Velas Riviera Maya, please visit www.rivieramaya.grandvelas.com.