Providence, RI (PRWEB) August 30, 2008
The Renaissance Providence Hotel, an up-scale, full-service hotel affiliated with the Marriott portfolio of branded luxury hotels, announces the recent addition of Beth A. Whitney, of Whitinsville, MA, as catering sales manager. In her new role, Whitney will coordinate Providence events such as weddings, social soirees, and all corporate catering.
Ms. Whitney was formerly the area account director at the Sheraton Needham and Westin Waltham hotels and the director of sales and marketing for the Sheraton Hotel in Warwick, RI. Whitney's management and catering experience extends throughout hotels in Massachusetts as senior catering sales manager, director of catering, social sales manager and sales manager.
Whitney attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she received her bachelor's degree in hotel restaurant and travel administration along with a minor in marketing.
"Beth's notable past experience, along with her excellent negotiation and decision-making skills, set her apart and will be a significant addition to the Renaissance Providence Hotel as we continue to coordinate weddings and major social and corporate events," says Angelo De Peri, general manager of the Renaissance Providence luxury hotel.
About Renaissance Providence Hotel
The Renaissance Providence Hotel in Providence, RI, is an upscale, full-service hotel affiliated with the Marriott International, Inc. portfolio of branded luxury hotels. The hotel features 272 guest rooms, 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, an independent destination restaurant and lounge, and fitness center. The $100 million historic restoration of the once incomplete Masonic Temple into this New England resort hotel is the most ambitious historic restoration in the history of Rhode Island. In recognition of its status as a masterpiece of Neo-Classical architecture, the Renaissance Providence Hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The primary historic facades of the building have been fully retained and meticulously restored, while the interior has been transformed with the modern elegance and state-of-the-art technology demanded by today's top-tier hotel guests and event planners. Guests are welcome to use their Marriott Rewards for an enhanced experience at the Renaissance Providence Hotel. For more information, visit http://renaissanceprovidence.com.