TUCSON, Ariz. (July, 2013) – The AAA Four Diamond Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa announces the appointment of Glenn Sampert as general manager. Mr. Sampert previously served as the general manager of the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort and Casino, a 694-room property in Nassau, Bahamas. Mr. Sampert is a Vancouver, British Colombia native who has been a part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide team since 1998.
A former Six Sigma Black Belt, he previously contributed his talents to The Westin Los Angeles Airport, The Westin Maui Resort and Spa, and the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel after beginning his career at the Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver. Mr. Sampert is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) and earned a degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, from the British Columbian Institute of Technology in hospitality and tourism administration. Download an image of Mr. Sampert here.
“Glenn brings extensive resort and brand experience to his new role as General Manager of The Westin La Paloma,” said Mark Vinciguerra, area managing director of Starwood Arizona. “His leadership and strategic vision will be important assets as we continue to develop and enhance our premier resort offerings.”
In his role as general manager at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa, Mr. Sampert will oversee all fiscal, marketing, programming, and day-to-day operations of the property’s hospitality, culinary, and event divisions. He is married and has relocated to Tucson where he looks forward to working alongside all of Tucson’s tourism and community stakeholders. His personal passions include golf and running, believing strongly in The Westin’s programming which allows guests to leave feeling better than when they arrived. To schedule an interview, please contact Kimberly Schmitz at Kimberly@SpurPublicRelations.com or 520-247-5778.