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Patrick Kluck Appointed General Manager of the
Carefree Resort & Villas, Carefree, Arizona
CAREFREE, AZ .- November 18, 2004 - Tiburon Hospitality Management President and COO Greg Champion announced today the appointment of Patrick Kluck to General Manager of the Carefree Resort & Villas.

Kluck brings more than 19 years of venerable hospitality management experience to the Carefree Resort & Villas and was most recently the general manager for the Inn and Spa at Loretto, a Mobil Four Star resort in Santa Fe, New Mexico, managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts.  Prior to that, Kluck was the regional general manager for NHH&R’s Little Palm Island and the Ocean Key Resort, both located in the Florida Keys.

Kluck’s background also includes extensive experience with Rock Resort & Unique Hotels as corporate director of purchasing and has held general manager positions with both the Casa Madrona in Sausalito, CA., and The Hotel Wales/The Franklin Hotel in New York.  Additionally, he spent 6 years at the Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas, TX., as executive assistant manager and regional director of purchasing. His international hospitality experience includes properties in Jakarta, Indonesia, Cabo San Lucas and St. Martin.

“Patrick’s level of expertise and years of resort experience speak for itself,” said Champion.  “He has a proven track record as a general manager of dramatically improving performance at his respective hotels.  He’s a leader who’s actively involved with his staff and is committed to maintaining superior guest service levels and employee training standards.  He was the perfect choice to help take this resort to the next level.”

Kluck received his bachelor of science in engineering from the University of Maryland, in College Park, MD.  He can be reached by calling the resort at 480-488-5300 or at

Managed by Tiburon Hospitality Management, the 360-room Carefree Resort & Villas is nestled on 26 acres just north of Scottsdale, and features two restaurants, five tennis courts, three swimming pools, 30,000 square feet of meeting space, nearby golf, and an array of recreational activities.  For further information or reservations call 480-488-5300 or toll free at 888-227-7066.  Visit the website at

In addition to the Carefree Resort & Villas, Tiburon Hospitality Management also manages the 254-room Ocean Place Resort & Spa on the scenic shores of New Jersey and the 190-room Daufuskie Island Resort & Breathe Spa off of Hilton Head, South Carolina.  Visit the website at


Carol Baetzel
Director - Public Relations
Also See: Steve Moore Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for the 353-room Carefree Resort & Villas / May 2003
Thomas Haas Appointed Corporate Director of Food and Beverage for Tiburon Hospitality Management / June 2004

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