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Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Appoints Terranea Resort Executives To Rising Leader Council

Monday, March 21, 2022
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Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (March 21, 2022) --  Terranea Resort is proud to announce that two members of its leadership community have been appointed to the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Rising Leader Council for a two-year term.

The Rising Leader Council is part of the HSMAI's respective Advisory Board's work to cultivate the next generation of industry leaders by providing a unique opportunity for emerging professionals to advance their skill sets, shape the future of HSMAI, network with peers, and contribute to the industry and the Advisory Board via their insights, feedback, and thought leadership.

Hilary Feutz, Director of Digital & Communications Strategy at Terranea Resort, has been appointed to the Rising Marketing Leader Council. In her role at Terranea, she is responsible for developing, managing and executing strategic brand communications to achieve measurable and impactful results that support revenue generation, engagement and enhanced awareness for the resort. Feutz is also instrumental in expanding the resort's strategic alliance base, developing and supporting the public relations strategy, social media, reputation management, digital and experiential marketing and content strategy functions. She is a member of Visit California's Editorial Committee, a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association's ForWard Ambassador Program, a Certified Hospitality Digital Marketer (CHDM) by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, and a member of the resort's Green Team. Feutz has been recognized as Terranea Resort's Leader of the Quarter, HSMAI Best of the Best Rising Star Nominee, and Two Roads Hospitality Rising Star Nominee.

Nicole Lazo, Catering Sales Manager at Terranea Resort, has been appointed to the Rising Sales Leader Council. In her role at Terranea, she serves as an integral part of the sales and catering departments.  Lazo specializes in working with brides and grooms, high-end wedding planners, and catering icons. She is president of the Wedding & Event Heroes (WEHEROES) team, a wedding and event vendor think tank, hosting monthly meetings to educate, network, and develop professional relationships in the wedding industry. Lazo's passion, attention to detail, and unique ability to create a connection serves as a key differentiator within the industry.

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About Terranea Resort

Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea is the premier oceanfront resort in Southern California with 102 acres of unparalleled Pacific Ocean views. Terranea opened in 2009 and proudly celebrates more than 10 years of service and memorable guest experiences in this scenic Southern California enclave. The resort also offers world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas, and luxurious villas. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par-3 golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa, fitness, and wellness center; four swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; and nine dining venues showcasing its farm-to-Terranea culinary philosophy utilizing local and seasonal ingredients. Terranea's bountiful land boasts herb and vegetable gardens, lemon groves, bee hives, farm-fresh eggs, a Sea Salt Conservatory, and more. In addition, the resort's team of expert Adventure Concierge members help guests discover and explore Terranea's rich terrain that includes miles of scenic coastal trails, a secluded beach cove, and ocean environments. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as falconry, archery, kayaking, and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe and JC Resorts, managed by CoralTree Hospitality Group, and is a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and Virtuoso Travel Network. Since its opening, Terranea Resort has been named one of Travel + Leisure's "500 Best Hotels in the World" and earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's "Readers' Choice Awards" and "Gold List." The resort also received the "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator and has been recognized numerous times on U.S. News & World Report's "Best U.S. Hotels" list. Terranea is designated a Great Place To Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work. To learn more about Terranea's enhanced standards of care Promise, please visit For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit, call 866.261.5873, or follow Terranea on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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