New renderings are available, giving meeting planners a glimpse of Fontainebleau Las Vegas and an idea of what to expect when booking groups at the luxury resort set to open in the fourth quarter. In addition, a sales leadership team has been announced to guide group business, leisure travel, and promote the 67-story property.
Located on 25 acres adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center District, Fontainebleau Las Vegas will have 3,644 guest rooms and suites, 550,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, gaming, restaurants, shops, nightlife, a spa, and more.
Here’s a glimpse at the Fontainebleau Las Vegas sales team for a property that will soon be a major player in the Las Vegas marketplace.
Kurt Wuebbenhorst, senior vice president of sales, catering, and convention services, brings hands-on experience opening a luxury resort on the Las Vegas Strip, previously as the vice president of sales for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. He also served in sales leadership roles for Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas, and Hyatt Regency Indianapolis.
Carmen M. Rubino Jr. rejoins Fontainebleau Las Vegas as vice president of sales. He previously served three years as executive director of hotel sales when the resort was in development under a different owner. His list of work experience is extensive, with a few local highlights including working as senior director of sales and marketing at The Cosmopolitan and vice president of hotel operations and director of sales and marketing for JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa.
Erin Naeve brings more than 20-plus years of sales experience in the Las Vegas hospitality and gaming industries to her new role as vice president of distribution and social sales. Prior to joining Fontainebleau Las Vegas, she was executive director of leisure sales for Resorts World Las Vegas and executive director of group sales and leisure sales for The Cosmopolitan, where she joined Wuebbenhorst in opening the resort in 2010.
Nicole Schmitz, director of sales, previously was a member of the pre-opening team at Resorts World Las Vegas where she was national sales manager. Her hospitality career spans over a decade and includes senior sales roles with The Cosmopolitan and Waldorf Astoria.