FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Director of Marketing and PR
NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT APPOINTS TIM BUGAS
AS DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING
Farmington, PA (January 7, 2016) – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Bugas as the Director of Sales and Marketing.
Bugas brings to this role more than 25 years of leadership experience in sales and marketing. He has directed large sales and marketing teams in the resort industry. Prior to Nemacolin, Bugas was Director of Sales and Marketing for Kalahari Resort in Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania. Under his leadership, the resort exceeded its budgeted revenue in the first two months of operations. During Bugas’ tenure as Vice President of Sales at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Bugas and his team generated over $100 million in total revenues for the entire complex.
"I selected Tim because his record speaks for itself. High-end, quality resorts that experienced an uptick in audience and sales under his leadership," said Maggie Hardy Magerko, owner and CEO of Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. "We appreciate change, reaching out to a broader demographic, attracting more high-net-worth clientele, and becoming national leaders in the luxury travel business."
In addition to Kalahari and Hershey, Bugas has led teams at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey; The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia; Omni Bedford Springs Resort and Spa in Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania and The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Bugas is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, the Meeting Professionals International, the Professional Convention Management Association, the Pennsylvania Society of Association Executives, and the Virginia Society of Association Executives. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees at West Virginia University.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Nemacolin is one of North America’s premier resort destinations. Situated on nearly 2,000 acres in Farmington, Pennsylvania, Nemacolin features 318 luxurious guestrooms, suites, townhouses and private luxury homes, including Falling Rock, a AAA Five Diamond boutique hotel. In addition to the internationally acclaimed Woodlands Spa, the resort offers 36 holes of golf on two championship courses — the Pete Dye–designed Mystic Rock and the traditional Links Course. Outdoor enthusiasts should visit our 30-station Shooting Academy, a sporting clays facility situated on 140 acres complete with a spacious lodge. Trail rides are available at the Equestrian Center, or for a more rugged trail experience, there’s the JEEP® Off-Road Driving Academy. Guests can test their luck at our Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin, featuring approximately 600 slots and 28 table games. As the seasons change, the Sundial Lodge kicks into high gear offering downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing, and for an unexpected winter experience visitors can enjoy dog sledding. Nemacolin also boasts an impressive collection of 15 restaurants and lounges, including Lautrec (Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond), as well as a multimillion-dollar art collection. For meetings and events, Nemacolin offers 32,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities, including three ballrooms, a 200-seat lecture hall and 25 meeting rooms — making Nemacolin the ideal setting for functions ranging from weddings to sales meetings. For those guests arriving by air, our on-property private airfield with 3,900-foot airstrip is available. For additional information, please visit our website at nemacolin.com or call 866-399-6957. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.