Sidne Fox Joins The Sandpearl Resort Team as Director of Catering & Conference Services

CLEARWATER BEACH, FL (March 12, 2007) – As the Sandpearl Resort’s much anticipated opening draws near, Coral Hospitality has appointed Sidne Fox as Director of Catering & Conference Services. Opening in summer 2007, the 253-room, eight-story luxury hotel will be the first new beachfront resort on Clearwater Beach in over 25 years.

Fox brings over 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently serving on the catering team at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure in Weston, Fla. Much of her career has been rooted in the Wyndham Corporation and Wyndham franchise properties, serving as director of catering & conferences, hotel manager, and food & beverage director, all within Texas and Vermont. Fox also served as regional director of catering, overseeing 24 full and limited service hotels for Wyndham in the Central United States and Canada.

“With so many years of catering experience within the hospitality industry, Sidne Fox brings highly sought-after creative, organizational and managerial qualities to Sandpearl’s catering team,” stated Stuart Arp, General Manager of the Sandpearl Resort. “The Sandpearl Resort, Coral Hospitality and JMC Communities enthusiastically welcome Sidne to our team.”

In her new position, Fox will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day catering sales efforts and servicing of group/convention business, as well as working closely with the resort’s operational team to maintain five-star service.

Fox and the current Sandpearl Resort team are in the pre-opening office located at 600 Cleveland Street in Clearwater until the resort opens.

The Sandpearl Resort, opening summer 2007, will be the first new beachfront resort in Clearwater Beach in over 25 years. Situated along a 700-foot expanse of pristine Gulf Coast beach, Sandpearl will feature 253 luxurious guest rooms, a lagoon-style beachfront pool with private cabanas, full-service spa, unique lifestyle enrichment programs, fine & casual dining, plus meeting & event space. For more information, visit or call (727) 441-2425.

The Sandpearl Resort is being developed by JMC Communities ( of St. Petersburg, Fla., and is managed by Naples, Fla.-based Coral Hospitality ( Other project partners include the Hunter Hotel Group and Greenfield Partners.

Founded in 1978, JMC Communities is a Florida-based real estate development company specializing in premier waterfront residential properties that preserve and accentuate the state’s natural beauty and uniqueness. JMC Communities has developed nearly 4,000 waterfront condominium homes in Florida, including many highly successful developments in the Gulf Coast area.

Coral Hospitality is a full service management company with a diverse portfolio of resorts, hotels, condominiums, private golf clubs, marina, spas and community associations. Currently managing 35 properties throughout the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean, Coral operates each with a core belief in providing thoughtful service in unique surroundings. For further information, please contact Kerry Mitruska at 239-449-1800 or

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(407) 838-1812


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