Omni hotels & resorts recognizes locals as "ideal executives of the year"

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Leaders Boast Three Executive Awards

AMELIA ISLAND, FL (October 12, 2011) – Annually recognizing key members of the Omni Hotels & Resorts family as the “Ideal Executives,” the Omni Amelia Island Plantation is proud to announce three of its own as recipients: Julie Doi, Robert Brand and Claudio Cid. With 50 distinct hotels across North America, Omni Hotels & Resorts distinguished only twelve officials with the “Ideal Executive” award.

 Julie Doi, director of finance at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, was recognized as the “Ideal Executive in Finance” for achieving revenue and profit goals with low turnover, in addition to continuously demonstrating excellent financial forecasting, prioritizing involvement with operations and personally training associates and managers.

 Robert Brand, director of rooms, received the “Ideal Executive in Operations” honor due to his quick thinking and passion for excellence. A trusted resource for significant projects, Brand increased spa revenue by 15 percent and a 151-percent increase in profits, also nurturing talent to promote 77 percent of positions from within.

 The “Ideal Executive in Human Resources” award was presented to Claudio Cid, director of human resources. With a contagious passion for the brand, Cid oversaw a mass benefit enrollment of more than 700 new family members, hired more than 150 new associates, introduced a new culture to associates and implemented company standards in each employee, ultimately excelling in creating a family environment.

 Nestled between three-and-a-half miles of wide beach and lush salt marshlands on Northeast Florida’s barrier island, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation is carefully placed underneath canopied oaks. The 1,350-acre resort features 249 guest rooms and large, multi-bedroom villas. Nine culinary options; a shopping village with boutiques, gourmet market and gifts; a large, two tiered poolscape and Beach Club; 54 holes of championship golf, boasting the most oceanfront holes in Florida; 23 Har-Tru® tennis courts; state-of-the-art fitness center and countless recreational opportunities are offered, creating the ultimate North Florida retreat.


About the Omni Amelia Island Plantation 

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation is Florida’s award-winning island destination recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature. A certified Green Lodging Destination, the resort is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway. Just north of Jacksonville, Fla., the 1,350-acre resort features three-and-a-half miles of wide, uncrowded beaches; 49,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; 54 holes of championship golf; 23 tennis courts; a large, two-tiered poolscape and beach club; a shopping village with restaurants, boutiques and gift shops as well as the nature-inspired signature spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; nine culinary options ranging from casual to fine dining; kids camps; and numerous activities for adventurers including water sports, horseback riding, walking, hiking and Segway tours. The Omni Amelia Island Plantation features 249 oceanview guest rooms. The Villas of Amelia Island Plantation Resort offers one-, two- and three-bedroom villas featuring ocean, golf or resort views.

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