Mr. Cohen will be responsible for leading Playa’s legal affairs including the Company’s M&A and commercial transactions, financing activities, securities laws compliance, legal risk management and critical business practices.
As part of the alliance, by the end of 2018, two Playa resorts, THE Royal Playa del Carmen, and Dreams La Romana, will be converted to Hilton all-inclusive resorts, with the potential for the conversion and management of eight additional resorts by 2025.
“Playa is pleased to welcome Rachael to Playa Hotels and Resorts. Her vast and in-depth knowledge of the buy-side and the hospitality sector specifically, will significantly augment the organization and enhance the achievement of our strategic objectives. We are thrilled to have her as part of the team,” said Ryan Hymel, Executive Vice President & CFO.
“These awards demonstrate our commitment to the travel agent community and to our guests, to consistently deliver an exceptional overall resort experience” said Kevin Froemming, Chief Marketing Officer at Playa Hotels & Resorts.
Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA, “Playa”) completed a business combination with Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited (“Sagicor”) whereby Sagicor contributed to Playa a portfolio of five all-inclusive resorts and two adjacent oceanfront developable land sites located on the desirable North Coast of Jamaica.
Playa Hotels & Resorts, a leader in luxury, all-inclusive oceanfront resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean, will join top names from the hospitality and investment communities to participate in the 2018 CHRIS (Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit) and HOLA (Hotel Opportunities Latin America) conferences being held May 15-18 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.
Since joining Playa Hotels & Resorts as Director of Sales, Canada, Cosentino has been instrumental in Playa’s expansion and overall growth within the country. Her responsibilities as Vice President of Sales will include managing leisure and group sales, as well as working with Playa’s travel partners.
In addition to leisure travel and the meetings & incentive business, Tanenbaum will also oversee all sales efforts for Playa’s Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva Resorts, Panama Jack Resorts in Cancun & Playa del Carmen, the Royal in Playa del Carmen, and the Sanctuary in the Dominican Republic.
Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA, “Playa”), today entered a definitive agreement for a business combination with Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited (“Sagicor”) whereby Sagicor will contribute to Playa a portfolio of five all-inclusive resorts and two adjacent oceanfront developable land sites located on the desirable North Coast of Jamaica.
"To have topped such an impressive field of competitors, particularly in the all-inclusive sector, is truly an accolade and testament to the hard work of our teams and the vision of our designers,” said Kevin Froemming, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of Playa Hotels & Resorts.
The Sanctuary Cap Cana marks the first new brand addition since Playa became a public company in March of this year, as it joins Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara and Panama Jack Resorts under the management of Playa Hotels and Resorts.
Playa’s resorts in Mexico and Jamaica were not impacted by the storm’s path. Playa’s three resorts in the Dominican Republic sustained minor impact but no significant damage or injuries were reported.
In his new role as Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Buhler will be responsible for leading the Company’s corporate accounting, financial systems, internal controls and financial reporting.
The planned luxury 750-room resort complex will feature both a Hyatt Zilara hotel for adults and a Hyatt Ziva hotel for guests of all ages within the same 40 plus acres’ beachfront site.
Playa Hotels & Resorts was honored in Los Angeles at one of the travel industries top events - the 2017 TravelAge West WAVE Awards, where Hyatt Ziva Cancun was awarded “Best New Resort in Mexico”.
“Ryan is a talented and dedicated executive who has been at Playa since our inception. Given how capably he has handled taking primary responsibility for our investor and banking relationships over the past year, I am confident that as Larry passes the reins to Ryan that we will continue to build on our prior success," said Playa Chairman and CEO, Bruce Wardinski.
Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ: PLYA) will be joining top executives of the hospitality and investment communities at this year’s CHRIS (Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit) and HOLA (Hotel Opportunities Latin America) Conferences taking place in Miami on April 25-28, 2017.
Playa Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Danny Rose to Vice President of Digital Content & E-commerce. Rose will be responsible for the growth of Playa’s online presence and implementation of new multi-platform technologies. Starting with the relaunch of Playaresorts.com, Rose will lead the development and execution of all e-commerce initiatives.
Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA) (the “Company”) plans to report first quarter 2017 financial results after the market closes on May 8, 2017, and host a conference call for investors and interested parties on May 9, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, to discuss the results.
Playa Hotels & Resorts was named one of the “Top Workplaces” in South Florida by the Sun Sentinel Media Group – ranking in the top 5 in its category. Playa Hotels & Resorts was also the only company so named in the hotel sector.