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SKAMANIA LODGE APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING
Chris Kerr Fills Role
Stevenson, Wash. â€“ (December 21, 2010) â€“ Skamania Lodge, an all-season mountain resort located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Kerr as director of sales and marketing. Kerr, a hospitality industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience, will oversee all sales and marketing efforts and develop event programming that further establishes Skamania Lodge as a premier leisure destination and conference center in the Pacific Northwest.
â€śWe are thrilled to have Chris join our team as director of sales and marketing,â€ť said Scott Spann, general manager of Skamania Lodge. â€śHis extensive sales and marketing background and impressive knowledge of the hotel industry will be vital to our success as we head into the New Year.â€ť
Kerrâ€™s lengthy hospitality career includes more than 18 years of sales and marketing experience in management roles.Â Most recently, Kerr was the director of sales and marketing at the Fairmont Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. Â Prior to that, he held sales and marketing management positions at Hyatt Regency locations in Rosemont, Ill.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Bellevue, Wash.; San Antonio, Texas and Burlingame, Calif.Â Kerr earned his bachelorâ€™s degree in business administration from Fresno State University.
Surrounded by the waterfalls, peaks, forests and canyons of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Skamania Lodge boasts the Waterleaf Spa, indoor swimming pool and whirlpools, a fitness center, onsite hiking and an 18-hole par-70 golf course.Â In addition, guests can take advantage of the â€śall-season playgroundâ€ť of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area with a wide variety of activities including hiking, biking and Sternwheeler cruises along the Columbia River in the summer; skiing and snowshoeing in the winter; and golfing, fishing and whitewater rafting all year long for outdoor enthusiasts.Â For more information about Skamania Lodge, visit www.skamania.com or call (800) 376-9116.
About Skamania Lodge
Surrounded by the waterfalls, peaks, forests and canyons of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Skamania Lodge is an all-season mountain resort and conference center, situated on 175 acres, 50 minutes east of Portland, Ore., in Stevenson, Wash.Â With 254 guest rooms and a 22,000-square foot, International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) approved conference center, Skamania Lodge offers a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and groups.Â Skamania boasts the Waterleaf Spa, indoor swimming pool and whirlpools, a fitness center, onsite hiking, an 18-hole par-70 Golf Course that earned a four-star rating from Golf Digest magazine in their â€śBest Places to Playâ€ť for 2008, the Cascade Room, River Rock Lounge and the U.S. Forest Service Information Center located in the lobby.Â Skamania Lodge is centered in a Pacific Northwest playground with hiking, biking and Sternwheeler cruises along the Columbia River in the summer; skiing and snowshoeing in the winter; and golfing, fishing and whitewater rafting all year long for outdoor enthusiasts.Â Skamania Lodge is a spectacular location to soak in the natural beauty and to enjoy a vast array of outdoor activities. www.skamania.com.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Skamania Lodge is one of more than 30 independent, upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. To protect and preserve the unique communities in which the company operates, Destination launched Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program in 2008. New for 2009 is the 582-room Terranea Resort situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southern California. The 102-acre ocean front resort will feature a 25,000-square-foot destination spa, three swimming pools, three restaurants and a Todd Eckenrode-designed par three golf course. In addition to Terranea in the greater Los Angeles area, Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.Â For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
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