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Grand Cypress' Tracy Mateer Named to Women in Film and Television Board


ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 9, 2012 - Tracy Mateer has been named to the board of directors of Women in Film and Television - Florida (, a volunteer organization promoting film and television production within the state. She is the sole resort hotel representative currently serving on the WIFT board of directors.

Mateer, a 16+-year employee of the Villas of Grand Cypress, is responsible for coordinating all photo shoots and filming that occur at The Villas, Grand Cypress Academy of Golf and Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed Grand Cypress Golf Club. She also serves as public relations coordinator and assistant to the property’s general manager.

Previous clients and shoots at the resort include Buick, EA Sports, Wheat Thins/Nabisco, Muscle Milk, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Accenture, Titleist, Michelob Ultra, Aleve, Old Mutual Insurance, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Playboy, Starkey Hearing Aids and Adams Golf.

Honored as the Outstanding Administrative Employee of the Year by the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association (CFHLA), Mateer is a resident of Orlando.

Villas of Grand Cypress is located in the Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando, just minutes from Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando. The resort can be conveniently accessed by driving, via Interstate 4, or by flying into Orlando International Airport (MCO). For additional information about the Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort, visit the web site at or call (877) 330-7376.

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The property is managed by Benchmark Hospitality International, a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit


Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations


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