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Barcelo Appoints Fiona Taylor

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts today announced
the appointment of Fiona Taylor to the newly created position of Director of
Sales & Marketing.  Ms. Taylor will be headquartered in the greater New York
City area and represent all Barcelo Hotels & Resorts around the world with a
special emphasis on the Latin American and the Caribbean properties.Ms. Taylor joins Barcelo from LIBGO Travel in New Jersey where she was
director of marketing for the Caribbean and most recently, of Mexico.  She has
also served as the regional director of marketing for the Creative Marketing
Alliance which represents hotels throughout Mexico and the Caribbean.  Prior
to that Ms. Taylor held several sales and marketing positions with Sol Melia
Hotels and Resorts.
  “Fiona is an integral part of our expanded sales and marketing efforts for
North America,” said Oscar Serrano, Contracting Director, Barcelo Hotels &
Resorts.  “Her wealth of industry knowledge and contacts, coupled with her
experience in the Caribbean and Latin America, are a tremendous asset to our
company as we grow our Latin American portfolio to more than 30 properties and
expand our marketing in the US and Canada.”
  Ms. Taylor is a native of Australia.  She has a BA in International
Studies from Sonoma State University, CA.  She is bilingual in English and
Spanish and has been an active participant in the Caribbean Tourism