Venice – November 18, 2020 – JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa announces the appointment of Cristiano Cabutti as the resort’s General Manager. In his role, Cristiano Cabutti oversees all the management operations of Isola delle Rose, the exclusive private island retreat in Venice, Italy, contributing to its positioning as Europe’s most desirable luxury island resort.
In his previous role, as a key member of Marriott’s Continent Sales Leadership team, Cristiano Cabutti was responsible for providing strategic sales leadership and management oversight to the Hotel sales teams in Southern Europe. Working in tandem with the Area Revenue & Marketing leaders, Cristiano and his Area team developed and implemented successful Sales, Revenue and Marketing strategies to reach hotel budgets.
Cristiano Cabutti began his career in Marriott International in 2013 as Director of Sales & Marketing of the JW Marriott Venice, since its preopening phase. In 2017, he accepted the promotion to Area Director of Sales & Distribution for Southern Europe in Marriott International. Prior to this role, he has held numerous on-property sales leadership positions including Director of Sales & Marketing of Borgo Egnazia in Apulia and Director of Sales & Marketing of Forte Village Resort in Sardinia and Castel Monastero in Tuscany.
“I am excited to be back to JW Marriott Venice in this new role, and truly looking forward to make our exclusive private island a fulfilling enjoyable retreat to experience – in a very safe environment – a unique service, an incredible variety of resort facilities, a holistic wellness sanctuary and an outstanding culinary haven, contributing to become the most desirable resort in Europe” Cabutti said.
About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. The impressive array of award-winning hotels cater to sophisticated, mindful travelers seeking The JW Treatment™ – the brand's philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. These experiences help guests to be fully present, foster connections and feed the soul. Inspired by the principles of mindfulness, JW Marriott is a haven designed to allow guests to focus on feeling whole – present in mind, nourished in body, and revitalized in spirit – through programs and offerings that encourage them to come together, act with intention and experience every moment to the fullest. Today there are 85 JW Marriott hotels in nearly 30 countries and territories. Visit JW Marriott online, and on Instagram and Facebook. JW Marriott is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy™, the program offering members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.
About JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Venice is the luxury island resort overlooking Venice’ skyline and St. Mark’s Square, with dedicated courtesy service from/to St. Mark’s Square through a pleasant quick boat ride. The island’s leisure facilities include two pools – a family and an adult-only infinity rooftop setting –, spectacular JW Venice Spa with indoor and outdoor pool, the Sapori Cooking Academy, a Kids Club, lush gardens and an olive grove. Accommodation offers two distinct experiences: staying at the vibrant JW or at sophisticated JW Retreats – most of them with private gardens and plunge pools – enjoying a luxury service and breakfast exclusively served in the contemporary-chic Fiola Venezia’s atmosphere. The resort offers fashionable bars and restaurants, including the chilled rooftop Sagra with the best of Italian culinary tradition and gourmet Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia, led by Michelin-starred Chef Fabio Trabocchi.
For private celebrations and events, JW Marriott Venice offers spectacular venues, an atmospheric church, terraces overlooking the lagoon and wide gardens.
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Director of Communications Italy