Omni Amelia Island Resort Announces Two New Appointments to Sales Team

Omni Amelia Island Resort

Amelia Island, FL (July 6, 2023) – Omni [1] Amelia Island Resort is
pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn Horton and Karen
Donatelli to its sales team as Director of Sales, and Director, National
Accounts respectively. Horton and Donatelli will lead the sales team in
bringing meetings and events opportunities to the resort. Carolyn Horton
will be in charge of the Mid-West market and select 3rd parties, while
Karen Donatelli will handle the Southeast market.

 Carolyn Horton brings over 25 years of experience in the hospitality
industry to the team at Omni Amelia Island Resort, having held numerous
leadership roles in high-end hotels and resorts with a focus on
catering, conventions, and group sales. Carolyn is a CMP-Certified
Meeting Professional, which is the highest Industry designation for
Meeting Professionals in the World. Carolyn has won the Hilton Brand
“Circle of Excellence Award” and the Westin Brand “Sales Incentive
Award,” multiple times. Both awards are in recognition of sales
excellence and revenue generation.

 Karen Donatelli has been in the hotel industry for over 20 years, with
the last six being at Omni Hotels & Resorts. Upon graduating Georgia
Southern University with a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management 
began her career at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. Karen worked her way
from a manager in training in the group reservations department to
convention services and then as a catering sales manager handling the
wedding market. Karen started with the Omni brand in 2017 as the first
hire at the Omni Hotel at the Battery Atlanta and proceeded to open the
property in 2018. Karen then went on to win sales team of the year in
2019 and was promoted to National Sales Manager in 2021. Continuing her
journey with Omni Hotels & Resorts, Karen transferred to Omni Louisville
Hotel as National Sales Manager in 2022.

 “We are incredibly excited to welcome these talented female leaders
to Omni Amelia Island Resort,” said Theo Schofield, Managing Director.
“Their background and wealth of knowledge on the meetings and events
landscape will help us reach more groups looking to experience the
beauty of Amelia Island and our resort’s unique offerings.”

 For more information and reservations, please visit [2] or follow the hotel on Instagram at
@OmniAmeliaIslandResort [3].


 About Omni Amelia Island Resort    

 Omni Amelia Island Resort is Florida’s award-winning island
destination. Recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in
perfect harmony with nature, the oceanfront retreat, located just
northeast of Jacksonville, Fla., is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean,
lush marshlands, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Situated on 1,350 acres,
the property includes 402 oceanfront guest rooms and suites; the largest
pool deck in Northeast Florida including tiered lounge seating, an
adults-only infinity edge pool, a family-friendly pool, kids’ splash
area, two hot tubs, and fire features, all boasting spectacular Atlantic
views; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; and ten culinary
options ranging from casual to fine dining. Rich in recreational
amenities, the resort also offers three-and-a-half miles of wide,
uncrowded beach; 36 holes of championship golf and a new 10-hole golf
course; 23 Har-Tru® tennis courts; seven pickleball courts; award-
winning recreation programs; a shopping village with restaurants,
boutiques and a nature-inspired signature spa; a state-of-the-art
fitness center; kids camps; and numerous activities for adventurers
including kayaking, Segway tours, and seven miles of paved trails. The
Villas of Amelia Island feature one-, two- and three-bedroom villas with
ocean, golf, or resort views. Omni Amelia Island Resort offers authentic,
genuine guest experiences with AAA Four-Diamond service and the
expectations of the Omni brand.  For more information on the Omni
Amelia Island Resort, call 1-800-The- Omni or visit [2] To engage with the resort, visit [4] and @omniameliaisland on

 About Omni Hotels & Resorts:  

 Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at
over 50 distinct hotels and resorts in the most popular leisure and
business destinations across the United States, as well as in Canada.
With 26 iconic golf courses, including multiple short courses, 25
award-winning spas featured in dynamic locales nationwide, every Omni
proudly opens its doors to share the true spirit of its destination.
Reflected through local color, personalized service, unique wellness
options, signature restaurants, and creative culinary offerings, Omni
leaves a lasting impression on every guest and a heightened level of
recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest® loyalty
program. Omni is committed to reducing hunger and is on a mission
through its Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative, to provide millions of
meals each year for food banks to feed children, families, and seniors
in communities in which it operates. Through its partnership with Shared
Hope International, Omni is dedicated to the education and training of
its associates to help combat human trafficking. Omni Hotels & Resorts
is the official hotel of the PGA TOUR® and PGA of America. For
information or to book accommodations, visit [5] or call

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