Barcelo Hotels & Resorts Appoints Monica Legrottaglie as Director of Meeting & Incentive Sales for the Northeast Region of the USA

Mar 21, 2011, 08:00 ET from Barcelo Hotels & Resorts

FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barcelo Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Monica Legrottaglie as Director of Meeting & Incentive Sales for the Northeast Region of the USA.  Located in New Jersey, Ms. Legrottaglie will oversee meeting and incentive sales for New York, New Jersey, New England and Pennsylvania.  Ms. Legrottaglie joins the North American team of sales and incentive specialists who support the meeting and incentive business for Barcelo's portfolio of worldwide hotels and resorts.

Ms. Legrottaglie brings more than 20 years of hospitality sales and marketing management experience to her new position.  Most recently she was the Northeast Regional Director of Sales for Palace Resorts, Le Banc Spa Resort, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana.  She has also held sales management positions with HelmsBriscoe Performance Group, the Doubletree Hotel Anaheim, CA, and the Crowne Plaza New York.  

"Monica brings extensive experience in working with the international incentive and meetings market," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Barcelo Crestline Corporation.  "We know that she will be an asset to our customers in the Northeast region and will be excellent at helping to serve Barcelo's growing number of group clients in North America," added Denfeld.  

Ms. Legrottaglie is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.  She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Montclair State University, NJ.  She can be reached at

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts is among the world's top 25 largest hospitality and travel companies. Barcelo was established in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in 1931, first as a transportation provider and then as a hotel and travel company.  The family-owned, privately held company has been world-renowned for more than 75 years for its excellence in service and its innovation within the tourism industry.  

The hotel company owns or manages more than 180 properties in 17 countries. Barcelo's hotels and resorts are found in key destinations and cities throughout Europe, North America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The company offers a large variety of hotels and resort types to accommodate all travelers, from budget-minded to upscale guests seeking luxurious accommodations.  Barcelo specializes in all-inclusive resorts that make vacation planning both convenient and affordable, offering one upfront, all-encompassing price.  For more information or reservations, visit

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