Group Names Amy Mcdonald Vice President of Spa & Program Development
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (March 23, 2009) -Enchantment Group, a luxury
spa and resort development and management company, has named Amy McDonald as its
new Vice President of Spa and Program Development.
delighted to add Amy to our team," said Mark Grenoble, President, Enchantment
Group. "Her extensive industry experience and unique spa programming insights
are a great complement to our spa and resort development mission and will enhance
our firm's ability to serve current and future clients."
25-year veteran of the spa and hospitality industries, McDonald is widely recognized
as an industry expert in environmentally and economically sustainable practices
and as an innovator in transformational spa programming. At Enchantment Group,
she will play a key role in spa design, programming and treatment development,
particularly with the new Mii amo destination spa that the firm is developing
in Punta Mita, Mexico.
As principal of Amy McDonald and Associates,
McDonald's sustainable experience and sensibilities have been sought by international
hotel and resort operators and developers, and industry press regularly consult
her regarding trends in spa treatments, services and design. Her other prior experience
includes serving as Spa & Program Director of El Monte Sagrado Living Spa
in Taos, New Mexico and as Spa Director of the award-winning Miraval Resort in
McDonald will be working out of the Enchantment Group
Headquarters in Scottsdale.
About Enchantment Group
Group was renamed in 2007 to reflect the company's focus on providing proven experience
in developing and managing all aspects of spa-oriented resorts and communities.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Enchantment Group provides highly personalized
branded or customized spa and resort development and management services in ways
that maximize performance and return on investment. Award-winning properties managed
by Enchantment Group include Arizona's Enchantment Resort; Mii amo, a destination
spa at Enchantment, named "world's best destination spa" in 2007 by
Travel + Leisure readers, and Tides Inn in Virginia. A second Mii amo destination
spa will open in Punta Mita, Mexico in 2010. The firm's exclusive branding options
include Mii amo, for all-inclusive destination spas in stunning natural settings,
and Journey Spa, for urban hotels, independent resort spas and residential resort
communities. For more information, visit www.enchantmentgroup.com.