Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts has appointed Gianpaolo Bellomunno as Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. In his new position, he is responsible for corporate sales and marketing for the four Velas Resorts, which include Puerto Vallarta’s Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta, Riviera Maya’s Grand Velas Riviera Maya, and Riviera Nayarit’s Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. He works in tandem with each resort’s sales and marketing team.
Bellomunno brings to his new position more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in the hospitality industry. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Villa Group, which consists of the eight optional all-inclusive Villa del Palmar, Villa del Arco and Villa la Estancia resorts in Mexico. Previously he oversaw sales strategy and execution, both pre-opening and ongoing, for hotels and resorts including Westin, Luxury Collection, Libertador, InterContinental, Turaser International, Barceló, Occidental, and Allegro Resorts throughout Mexico, South America and the Caribbean.
Bellomunno is a graduate of the Instituto Tecnico Commerciale Corsico in Milan, Italy and Cornell University’s Strategic Financial Management for Hotels and Strategic Marketing for Hotels and Restaurants professional courses.
He is fluent in Italian, Spanish and English while also speaking Portuguese. Based in Puerto Vallarta, he can be contacted at email@example.com.
About Velas Resorts:
Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, the four Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have earned more than 43 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities include Virtuoso’s “Best Spa”, Conde Nast Johansens’ “Most Excellent Resort” and “Most Excellent Spa Hotel” and the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences’ 5 Star Diamond Award. Properties include Casa Velas named the 8th Best Hotel in the World on The Expedia® 2013 Insiders’ Select™ List, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course, and Velas Vallarta a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay, both in Puerto Vallarta; and the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit located in Riviera Nayarit. Completing the group is Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering the most sophisticated, ultra luxury all-inclusive resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. Velas Resorts feature spacious accommodations, spas, a unique culinary experience at a selection of restaurants, 24-hour insuite service, fitness centers, Butler service, state of the art conference centers, extensive family programs, fully stocked mini bar and more. Velas Resorts are operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.