Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Adds Senior Catering Sales Manager & Certified Wedding Planner
Lake Buena Vista, Fla.-based The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin has announced Jennifer Sharpe as its new senior catering sales manager and wedding planner. Sharpe, a certified wedding planner, will oversee weddings and other local social events for the property located in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort. She joins the team as the resort property prepares to expand with the opening of its third tower this summer, the Walt Disney World Swan Reserve. The 14-story, 349-room hotel will feature a one-of-kind event space on its top floor featuring windows offering unforgettable views of Walt Disney World Resort.
Sharpe has extensive experience in hotels, wedding planning and food and beverage. Having previously worked for the resort, she returns to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin after other positions with wedding and event companies including Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott and Wonderful Weddings and Events.
A proven professional in the hospitality industry, Sharpe has earned numerous awards including the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Manager of the Quarter, Starwood Top Sales Award and has been recognized as the Honorary Event Manager for Orlando Magic Youth Foundation. She also holds certifications as an Achieved Certified Meeting Planner, Achieved Certified Wedding Planner and Wine Sommelier.
Sharpe is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is a nationally respected and recognized leader in the convention hotel arena. Ideally located in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort, the hotel offers 2,270 guest rooms and more than 333,000 square feet of meeting space. Features consist of 87 meeting rooms, including two executive boardrooms, four ballroom options, 110,500 square feet of contiguous convention/exhibit space, outdoor function areas, two business centers and complimentary transportation throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. Groups also enjoy sophisticated guest rooms, the luxurious Mandara Spa and 18 world-class restaurants and lounges. The newest addition, the 14-story Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, opens summer 2021 and offers an upscale, boutique atmosphere as well as 149 executive meeting suites and two presidential suites. For more info, visit www.swandolphinmeetings.com.