News for the Hospitality Executive
Scott Ingwers Named Managing Director of Trump
|HONOLULU-April 29, 2009 - Scott Ingwers has been
named as Managing
Director of Trump International Hotel & Tower Waikiki Beach Walk™,
which is scheduled to open later this year in the Waikiki Beach Walk
neighborhood. He will be responsible for all aspects of this luxury
hotel. Ingwers has more than 20 years of luxury resort management
experience and was most recently Hotel Manager of The Fairmont Kea
Lani, Maui, one of Fairmont’s flagship resort properties.
“We hand-picked Scott to manage our newest hotel in the Trump Hotel Collection because we feel he truly has the expertise to create and deliver an exceptional experience for guests visiting this world-renowned destination,” said Jim Petrus, Chief Operation Officer with the Trump Hotel Collection. “With more than two decades of experience managing hotels in Hawaii, Scott knows the local culture and understands what it will take to establish Trump International Hotel & Tower Waikiki Beach Walk™ as the premier property in Waikiki.”
Prior to his role at The Fairmont Kea Lani, Ingwers held the position of General Manager at the Maui Prince Hotel and Makena Golf Courses. His career includes leadership roles with Hyatt and Renaissance Hotels, as well as Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
“I’m excited and feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to manage the newest hotel in Waikiki, especially one associated with the Trump name,” said Ingwers. “Over the coming months, I will be assembling the senior management team as well as establishing the training foundation for our complete team of associates so that Trump International Hotel & Tower Waikiki Beach Walk™ is well prepared for opening.”
Trump International Hotel & Tower Waikiki Beach Walk™ marks the first time in over a decade that a new luxury international hotel is being developed in Waikiki. Located just steps away from world-famous Waikiki beach, the project will offer an array of amenities and services including Trump Hotel Collection’s signature Attaché services, a restaurant featuring a world-acclaimed chef, The Spa at Trump, a casual lobby café restaurant, lobby bar, infinity edge plunge pool, fitness center, 24-hour room service, oversized guest rooms complete with kitchens, and expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and Fort DeRussy Park.
The hotel opening is anticipated for late 2009.
Additional information is available at: www.trumpwaikikihotel.com.
About Trump Hotel Collection
Launched in October 2007, Trump Hotel Collection is the next generation of luxury hospitality - one that is raising the bar in the top-tier travel experience with a level of customized service unrivaled in the market today. Presided over by internationally renowned developer Donald J. Trump and his three grown children - Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric - the prestigious portfolio includes the highly acclaimed Trump International Hotel & Tower New York, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago and Trump International Hotel Las Vegas. Joining Trump Hotel Collection in the second half of 2009 are Trump SoHo New York, Trump International Hotel Fort Lauderdale and Trump International Hotel & Tower Waikiki Beach Walk. Additional hotel projects are under development around the globe, including Toronto, Panama, Dubai, Cap Cana, Scotland and New Orleans. Trump Hotel Collection, a division of The Trump Organization, is headquartered at Trump Tower, 725 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
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