Carlos Molinet Named General Manager of the Wyndham Grand Bay - Coconut Grove

Wyndham International, Inc. (NYSE:WYN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Molinet to general manager of the Wyndham Grand Bay - Coconut Grove, Florida`s landmark Four-Star, Four-Diamond luxury property.

Molinet`s hospitality experience spans more than 20 years including his recent post as general manager of the prestigious 200-suite Wyndham Bel Age, located in the hills of West Hollywood, Calif. Molinet`s previous positions with Wyndham include general manager of the Wyndham Old San Juan Hotel & Casino in Old San Juan, P.R.; the former Wyndham Palmas del Mar Resort & Villas in Humacao, P.R.; and the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Mt. Olive, N.J. He began his career with Wyndham in 1995 as assistant food and beverage director for the Wyndham Rose Hall Resort & Country Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

“Carlos` understanding and experience serving the sophisticated traveler along with his Cuban heritage give him a unique perspective of Wyndham Grand Bay`s savvy customer, including the very important Latin American market. His appointment will serve to elevate this prestigious property even further,” remarked Jeff Wagoner, Wyndham`s senior vice president of hotel operations.
Additionally, Wyndham has appointed Thomas Carney as the new director of sales for Wyndham Grand Bay - Coconut Grove. Carney`s extensive hospitality career includes key high-level positions with the SeaWay Group, Marriott, Sheraton and Hilton. Most recently Carney served as director of convention sales for the Fort Worth Convention & Visitor Bureau.
“Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Coconut Grove. His 10-year commitment and involvement to the Florida marketplace will undoubtedly allow us to further enhance our sales and catering team,” said Molinet.