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The Skywalk, a U-shaped glass walkway, gives clients a
bird’s-eye view of the famous landmark and is the first of its kind
in the world. It is located at Eagle’s Point, where guests enter
and exit The Skywalk through temporary buildings. A Visitor’s
Center is currently being constructed adjacent to the walkway and
will open later this year.
The Skywalk officially welcomed the public on March 28 and is
open daily from dawn until dusk. The entrance fee is $25 per
person, with a Grand Canyon West entrance package.
Uchiyama most recently held the position of regional director of
communications for Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Hawaii and French
Polynesia, where he handled marketing and communications for more
than 10 years. Before joining Starwood, he worked for Paradise
Cruises and also served as vice president of Gray Line Hawaii.
“With his diverse background in tourism, we look forward to the
marketing expertise that David will bring to the position,” said
Rex Johnson, president and CEO of HTA. “He will play a vital role
in making sure that the marketing vision and programs for our state
help us meet our goals.”
S’prayoon has over 13 years of sales and marketing experience in
world-class hotels and resorts in Thailand. Before joining the St.
Regis, he most recently held the position of director of sales and
marketing at Millennium Hilton Bangkok.
In his new position, S’prayoon will be overseeing all sales and
marketing activities and strategies for the hotel.