Arizona Grand Resort & Spa Welcomes New Director of Sales
Andrew Hatton returns to Arizona Grand to again lead group sales efforts
Arizona Grand Resort has named Andrew Hatton as the new director of sales. Hatton returns to Arizona Grand Resort after a six-year absence, when he served as national sales manager for three years for then-known Pointe atSouthMountain.
With more than 10 years sales experience with the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau and high-volume hotels in the Phoenix and San Diego areas, Hatton will lead the charge in recruiting groups of all sizes to hold their meetings and events at the 740-suite Arizona Grand Resort. In his most recent position as director of sales with Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa inChandler, he was responsible for directing and managing all group sales functions and achieving $25 million in annual group revenue.
“I feel so fortunate to re-join the amazing team at Arizona Grand Resort,” said Hatton. “With its proximity to Sky Harbor International Airport and all of the on-site amenities, the Grand remains the top spot in the area for groups of all sizes to congregate, and I’m excited to again work with our sales team to share the unique Grand story to meeting planners across the country.”
Prior to his graduation fromArizonaStateUniversity, Hatton served in the United States Navy for four years. He enjoys volunteering with his two children in the Boys Team Charity and National Charity League.
About Arizona Grand Resort
Arizona Grand Resort is located on 164-beautifully landscaped acres at the base of the spectacular South Mountain Preserve and boasts 640 residential-style suites and 100 luxury Villa accommodations. The AAA Four Diamond rated resort completed a $52 million redesign to enhance the property including all guest suites, main lobby, spa, golf course and restaurants.
A member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Ultimate Luxury Collection, Arizona Grand Resort offers the 7-acreOasisWaterPark, a challenging 18-hole golf course, six unique dining venues, the full service Arizona Grand Athletic Club & Spa and 117,000 square feet of meeting and function space, including a 20,000-square-foot exhibit pavilion.
Arizona Grand Resort is managed by Classic Hotels & Resorts (CHR), an affiliate of Grossman Company Properties (GCP). GCP is one of the premier commercial and residential developers in the westernUnited States. During the past 50 years, GCP has built, developed and managed more than 14 million square feet of high-quality properties, including Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa,BiltmoreFashionPark, Inn atLaguna Beachand the Phoenix Spectrum Mall. Additional information is available at www.ArizonaGrandResort.com, www.ClassicHotels.com and www.GrossmanCompany.com.
For more information on the Arizona Grand Resort, or to arrange an interview or fact check a story, please contact:
Nina Joki, Marketing Manager
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85044