Laura Barnett Named Human Resources Director at Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa
Longtime Tucsonan joins award-winning Tucson resort team
Tucson, Ariz. (June 5, 2012) – Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has officially announced the appointment of Laura Barnett to the position of Director of Human Resources. A longtime Tucson resident, Barnett brings more than 18 years’ experience in hospitality industry human resources to her new role managing the human resources department of the award-winning, 241-room Tucson vacation destination.
Barnett will oversee daily human resource operations supporting a staff of nearly 230 at Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa. She will focus on serving employees and the company through recruitment, training, recognition and retention of quality staff; management of associate relations and performance; and supervision of compensation, benefits, and other financial areas.
Nestled at the base of Tucson’s Santa Catalina Mountains, the 80-acre Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa features the soothing, natureinspired Sonoran Spa, 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, award-winning dining, three refreshing pools, eight tennis courts, plus desert hiking, biking and horseback-riding trails. The certified green resort, which combines a rich Southwestern history with modern luxury for a unique hospitality experience, was recently named a AAA Four Diamond Award ® recipient for the fourth year in a row.
ABOUT WESTWARD LOOK WYNDHAM GRAND RESORT & SPA
Westward Look Resort is set in the foothills of Tucson's Santa Catalina Mountains on 80 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert. It offers 244 suite-sized rooms, two award-winning restaurants, a chef's garden, the Sonoran Spa, eight tennis courts, desert hiking trails, on-site stables for horseback riding and multiple pools. Since 2010, the resort has been named an AAA Four Diamond Award® recipient each year, which honors the hotel for its commitment to excellence throughout the entire property, including GOLD restaurant, the resort's extensive array of amenities, guest services and attention to detail. More information is available at 1-800-722-2500 and www.westwardlook.com.