(PRWEB) March 06, 2012
Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club in the Berkshires region of Western Massachusetts announced the appointment of Tanya Matthews to the position of Wedding Sales Executive. Tanya will be responsible for the sales and coordination of year-round weddings and social events at Cranwell Resort.
Bringing more than 16 years of catering and sales experience, Tanya has served in various senior operations and sales positions throughout out the country. Her most recent hospitality experience was as Director of Catering and Conference Services at the Five Star Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL. She has also directed catering at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, FL, the Embassy Suites, in Denver, CO, and the Blue Hill Country Club in Canton, MA. Tanya detailed and executed events for visits by President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, while at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, OH. During her tenure there, she received Marriott International’s President’s Choice Award and the Golden Globe Award. Tanya comes to Cranwell Resort from the Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, where she was responsible for association sales and generating new meeting and conference business.
ABOUT CRANWELL RESORT, SPA & GOLF CLUB
Cranwell is located just two and one-half hours from New York City and Boston in the historic New England village of Lenox, Massachusetts. This award winning resort features 96 distinctive guest rooms and suites, an 18-hole historic golf course set on 380 hilltop acres, and is home to one of the largest resort Spas in the Northeast. With three restaurants and spacious banquet rooms, Cranwell also hosts numerous year-round conferences, weddings and social events.
Cranwell Resort received the Condé Nast Traveler: 2011 Readers' Choice Award and is listed in Zagat’s “Top U.S. Hotels, Resorts & Spas”. Additional recognitions include SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Award for one of “Best Spa Resorts for Golf” and the Wine Spectator Magazine Award for Excellence.
Cranwell is a partner with Stash Hotel Rewards®, an innovative hotel rewards program that enables travelers to quickly earn free nights at distinctive, independent hotels without blackouts or expiration date restrictions. The resort is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ brand and is also a long time member of Historic Hotels of America, which preserves the authenticity of over 200 of America’s most prominent historic hotels and inns.