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AMResorts Joins Forces with Cornell University to Strengthen Leadership Education

General Managers Have Opportunity to Earn Hospitality Management Certificate from World-Class Ivy League Accredited Business School

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA. – Nov. 1, 2017 AMResorts®, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, announces its partnership with Cornell University to launch the AMResorts Top Executive Certificate Program, a personalized business and hospitality development program curated for AMResorts general managers in alignment with the company’s growth strategy.

Delivered by the Cornell University Hotel School Executive Education and eCornell to blend traditional classroom and online learning, the three-year program will be offered to select general managers at AMResorts properties starting January 2018. Hospitality management topics will be taught by Cornell faculty, visiting lecturers and industry executives. This highly interactive program will focus on a different area of expertise in each year, starting with Hospitality Leadership, followed by Demand Management in year two and Owner-Operator Relationships in year three. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a Master Certificate in Hospitality Management.

“AMResorts has always been a pioneer in the hospitality industry,” said Gonzalo del Peón, President of AMResorts. “By providing a one-of-a-kind learning experience powered by top educators and leaders, AMResorts looks forward to strengthening our team and giving them a smart edge to better serve our guests.”

“Cornell University is thrilled to be working with AMResorts to deliver a program that focuses on their unique business needs and will help develop the potential of their team,” said Catherine Perkins, Assistant Director for Hospitality Custom Programs at Cornell University.

For more information on AMResorts, please visit www.amresorts.com.

About AMResorts

AMResorts, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, is the fast-growing provider of sales, marketing and brand management services to six individually unique resort brands. The Newtown Square-based company is continuously raising the all-inclusive concept to a new level of luxury with its signature Endless Privileges®, Unlimited-Luxury® and Unlimited-Fun® programs. Located throughout Mexico, Jamaica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panama, AMResorts’ more than 52 award-winning properties treat every guest to premium accommodations, desirable locations and extraordinary inclusions. The brands in the collection include:
(www.zoetryresorts.com; 1-888-4-ZOËTRY); boutique Zoëtry® Wellness & Spa Resorts
(www.secretsresorts.com; 1-866-GO SECRETS); adults-only Secrets® Resorts & Spas
(www.breathlessresorts.com; 1-855-65-BREATHE); high-energy Breathless® Resorts & Spas
(www.dreamsresorts.com; 1-866-2-DREAMS); family-friendly Dreams® Resorts & Spas
(www.nowresorts.com; 1-877-NOW-9953) vibrant Now® Resorts & Spas
(www.sunscaperesorts.com; 1-866-SUNSCAPE)and fun-filled Sunscape® Resorts & Spas.

Images, logos and informational material about the AMResorts Collection of brands and properties are available at http://www.amresorts.com/mediasite/media.