Playa Resorts Promotes Howard Tanenbaum & Doug Knapp to VPs

Published on : Monday, July 27, 2015

Playa Hotels & ResortsKevin Froemming, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Playa Resorts Management (“Playa”) today announced the promotions of Douglas Knapp to Vice President of Revenue & Yield Management, and the promotion of Howard Tanenbaum to Vice President of Group & Retail Sales. Both joined Playa as Global Directors in their respective fields in 2014 as Playa was in the process of launching the newly created Hyatt Zilara luxury all-inclusive resorts for adults, and Hyatt Ziva luxury all-inclusive resorts for guests of all ages.

“It has been an exciting 18 months for Playa as we’ve added three new resorts in Mexico and Jamaica, including Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, and the new Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta,” said Mr. Froemming. “Both Doug and Howard have made exceptional contributions, and have shown great leadership as we continue our monumental growth, and expand and execute on our mission of delivering Service from the Heart™.

Froemming continued, “We are delighted with the industry and consumer accolades we are receiving as a result of the unique guest experiences that Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva resorts deliver in a way that truly embodies the Evolution of All-Inclusive™.”

Playa is opening two new resorts in 2015. The Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos debuts in September and Hyatt Ziva Cancun in November. Playa also owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Jamaica, Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Jamaica and the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta, all of which are AAA Four Diamond Resorts. The Company also owns and manages THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen, also a AAA Four Diamond Resort, and the Gran Caribe in Cancun and Gran Porto in Playa del Carmen.


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