Mill Valley, California (PRWEB) October 12, 2013
Auberge Resorts has announced the appointment of Andréa Heffner to Director of Sales and Marketing at the iconic Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo., which will enter its first full winter season this year following an extensive design transformation.
“We’re so pleased to have Andréa join the Auberge Resorts family through her new role in Aspen,” said Caroline MacDonald, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Auberge Resorts. “Her extensive sales experience at some of the most lauded hotels and resorts in the world coupled with her appreciation for the mountain lifestyle will serve us well as we usher the Jerome in to her first full winter season reemerging from the historic restoration.”
Prior to joining the Auberge Resorts team, Heffner worked under the Starwood Hotels & Resorts umbrella for six years, most recently serving as Director of Sales and Marketing at The St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, where she was nominated for Sales Leader of the Year, Starwood North America. Prior to that, she was Director of Group Sales at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. and Director of Sales at the Westin St. John Resort & Villas in the Virgin Islands, where she was nominated for Starwood Sales Team of the Year.
Prior to her tenure with Starwood, Heffner worked with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company for six years. She was Senior Group Sales Manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay and The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch and was awarded the 2005 Presidents Club status. Before that, she worked as Regional Sales Manager for The Ritz Carlton Hotels, Caribbean and Mexico – where she was responsible for southeast group sales production for Caribbean properties in St. Thomas, Jamaica, San Juan, Cancun and Grand Cayman. She began her term with The Ritz-Carlton brand as Sales & Promotion Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands in 2000.
Heffner began her hospitality career in Colorado at the Village at Breckenridge. She graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Psychology.
About Auberge Resorts
Auberge Resorts is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts and private clubs, each with a unique personality that assures a memorable guest experience. While Auberge Resorts nurtures the individuality of each establishment, all are characterized by a set of communal elements: intimate, understated elegance; captivating locations that inspire exceptional cuisine and spa experiences; and gracious yet unobtrusive service. Among the Auberge collection of distinctive properties are: Auberge du Soleil, Calistoga Ranch and Solage Calistoga, all in Napa Valley, Calif.; Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, S.C., Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colo.; Pronghorn Golf Club & Resort, Bend, Ore.; Auberge Residences at Element 52, Telluride, Colo.; and the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa on the Island of Anguilla, British West Indies, with several others currently in development. For more information about Auberge Resorts, please visit http://www.aubergeresorts.com. Follow Auberge Resorts on Facebook at facebook.com/AubergeResorts and on Twitter at @AubergeResorts.