KAPALUA - The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua announced that J. Scott Robison will spearhead all sales and marketing initiatives, as well as strategic business development at the resort.
Hailing from Virginia, Robison most recently served as director of sales and marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
During his tenure, the Washington, D.C., metro area hotel experienced double-digit RevPAR growth and 23 percent market share growth for 2011.
He led a sales and marketing team of 18 representing the group, catering, business travel and leisure segments, as well as all public relations, marketing and revenue management efforts.
Prior to joining the company, Robison served as director of sales at Virginia's Lansdowne Resort and held several management positions with Hiltons of Washington, D.C., and Doubletree Hotels.
"Scott not only brings a solid history of hospitality knowledge, industry sales excellence and strong marketing savvy, but he is also a respected, results-oriented team leader," said Tom Donovan, the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's vice president and general manager.
"We are thrilled to welcome him to Hawaii and immerse him in the beautiful culture."