In his new position, Pedone will oversee group and leisure sales initiatives, as well as marketing and advertising activities for the only St. Regis in Hawaii.
“Jim’s tremendous experience and passion for luxury travel and golf, combined with his tenure at a range of properties in key markets, makes him an ideal fit for this role,” said Todd Raessler, general manager of The St. Regis Princeville Resort, in a written release. “We are thrilled to have him at the resort as a valued member of our team.”
An entrepreneurial hotel executive with more than 25 years in the luxury hospitality industry, Pedone brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new position at The St. Regis Princeville Resort. Pedone joins The St. Regis Princeville Resort from The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA, where he directed the sales and marketing teams as well as the resort’s programs with Troon Golf.
Prior to his role at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Pedone was the regional director of sales and marketing at the Miramonte Resort & Spa, additionally supporting Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, CA and L' Auberge Resort in Del Mar, CA under the Destination Hotels & Resorts umbrella.
Pedone has also held executive positions at other luxury properties including La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST, Hotels & Resorts of Halekulani, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, CA and the Ritz Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa in Pasadena, CA.
“I am excited to return to Hawaii and lead the dynamic sales and marketing efforts at The St. Regis Princeville Resort," said Pedone. "This iconic hotel is marked by an incomparable location, luxurious amenities and bespoke service. I look forward to bringing my experience in the industry to continue the incredible hospitality that the resort has come to be known for."