James Gelfand // © 2012 Turnberry Isle Miami
Turnberry Isle Miami has appointed James Gelfand as director of sales and marketing for the resort. With this new position, Gelfand is now responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of sales and marketing for the property as well as developing new business opportunities and working with revenue generating departments. Before acquiring his new role with Turnberry Isle Miami, Gelfand held the director of sales and marketing position at The Westin Copley Place and served as director of sales at both The Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Fla., and The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.
“James brings over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He has held leadership positions within many disciplines including food and beverage, catering and conference services and sales and marketing,” said managing director Douglas Hustad. “James will play a crucial role in the influence, guidance and direction of property sales.”