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Resort Announces New General Manager

Jay Wiendl was named General Manager at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island today. In this role, he oversees all operations of the 340 room resort and leads the executive committee, which plans and guides all present and future hotel initiatives.

“Jay is the ideal person to reposition the resort.  His familiarity with upscale resort operations and Sonesta standards is a winning combination,” said Stephanie Sonnabend, President of Sonesta.

Jay joined Sonesta in January 2011.  Prior to accepting this position, he was Director of Hotel Operations at the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans.  Before joining Sonesta, Jay was resort manager for the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, and held positions including general manager, operations manager and F&B director in hotels in Florida and Illinois with Marriott and Crowne Plaza.
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a AAA approved Four Diamond resort offering 340 guestrooms and suites overlooking lushly landscaped semitropical gardens, with spectacular beach and lagoon-style swimming pool. Its first-class amenities include several dining options, health spa, fitness center and lap pool. The resort also features 22,500 square feet of meeting and event space, including a beachfront Pavilion and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary transportation is provided to and from the world-class golf and tennis offerings available within Hilton Head’s Shipyard complex. The resort is situated 45 miles from Savannah, GA, and seven miles from Hilton Head Island airport, in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.
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