Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. – March 2011 – Terranea Resort has announced the appointment of Kimberly Baez to Director of Meetings and Special Events for the 582-room oceanfront resort in Southern California.
“Kimberly’s successful track record, wealth of industry knowledge and hard-working, energetic attitude will be a tremendous asset in creating spectacular meetings and events at Terranea,” said Mark Kaussner, director of catering & conference services. “We look forward to having her a leader in our meetings and events team.”
Baez joins Terranea from The Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in Pasadena where she served in a similar capacity and successfully managed key accounts through a rebranding of the property from Ritz-Carlton to Langham. Prior to The Langham, Baez worked as a meeting and events specialist for a number of luxury properties including Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, Calif. and Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, Calif.
Baez holds a certificate in professional meeting planning from California State University at Fullerton and a degree in Business Management from Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa, Calif.
About Terranea Resort
Just 20 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, Terranea, LA’s Oceanfront Resort, is magnificently poised above the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the property boasts a 582-room Resort including a 360-room hotel with 32 suites, plus 20 bungalows. Also available are 50 oceanfront casitas and 32 ocean view villas tailored specifically to individuals looking for a more residential setting.
Resort amenities include The Links at Terranea, a 9-hole par 3 golf course; The Spa at Terranea, a 50,000 square-foot oceanfront spa; and three unique swimming pools, one with children’s play area and a 140-foot waterslide. Three ocean view restaurants offer a variety of food and beverage experiences including Catalina Kitchen for casual, all-day dining; mar'sel, the free-standing signature restaurant; and Nelson's, a cliff-side restaurant and bar with spectacular vantage points for whale watching. Designed to reveal the Resort’s dramatic outdoor vistas, Terranea's conference and meeting facilities include 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Other amenities include a children’s center with interactive programs and several miles of scenic bluff-top trails that connect miles of off-property coastal trails. A secluded beach cove also adds to the unique experiences at Terranea Resort. For more information visit www.terranea.com or call 866-802-8000.
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Lori Kennedy or Shae Geary
Lori_Kennedy@hotmail.com or Shae.Geary@sbcglobal.net