WHITE PLAINS, NY. – December 11, 2013 – The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester recently welcomed new Director of Sales and Marketing, Dana Cooper from The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta and The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead where she served as Director of Sales for three years. In her new role, Cooper will oversee the sales and marketing efforts for The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester.
“We are very fortunate to welcome a highly experienced executive with an extensive background in sales and hospitality,” said Jeff Dziak, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester. “Ms. Cooper has a long-standing history with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, most recently serving as Director of Sales for both hotels of Atlanta, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta and The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. We are confident that her background in sales and marketing will help us grow our distinguished reputation in the region.”
In this position, Cooper will direct the hotel’s strategic PR and marketing efforts in addition to head up the entire sales team. Prior to coming to The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, Cooper spent eleven years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. She served as Senior Sales Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, and The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Director of Sales at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Atlanta.
“I am very excited to be a part of the community and to be working with the ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester,” said Cooper. “Our goal is to deliver exceptional service and create memories that stay with our guests.”
Cooper graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989. She is originally from Houston, Texas.
About The Ritz-Carlton Westchester:
The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester is the area’s premier hotel and sets new standards for hotels in the market. It features 146 luxury rooms, an award-winning spa with rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness center, a comfortably elegant Lounge, and 10,000 square feet of meeting and special event space, including a 500-person ballroom. In addition, the hotel offers BLT Steak, located on the ground floor and Restaurant “42,” on the 42nd floor. Set in the heart of the Hudson Valley, The Ritz-Carlton Westchester is just minutes from Manhattan, yet miles from the ordinary. The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester immerses its guests in all the luxury and cultural heritage that is Westchester County, and offers a beautiful retreat for both business travelers and leisure guests.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates over 80 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).