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Stuart Newmark Named Senior Vice President & General Manager
for the Grand Bohemian Hotel, Orlando, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (November 27, 2007) – The Kessler Collection is pleased to announce that Stuart Newmark has returned to the AAA Four-Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Newmark has been with the company for over seven years and was the General Manager when the luxury hotel first opened in 2001. Throughout his tenure with Kessler, Newmark has been awarded top honors within the organization including Grand Performer of the Year, General Manager of the Year, Five Star Award of Excellence and Management Award of Excellence.

In 2005, he was named Senior Vice president of Operations at The Kessler Collection, where he oversaw all daily operational functions at each Kessler Collection property. About his return to the helm of the Grand Bohemian Hotel, Newmark remarks that, “when the position became available again, I just couldn't resist the temptation to come home to the Grand Bohemian and to my true passion of running a world-class hotel."

Newmark’s hospitality career has spanned over three decades, including 28 years combined general manager and corporate operations positions.

When the Grand Bohemian Hotel was affiliated with the Westin chain, Newmark was instrumental in leading the property to receiving Westin's "Best in Brand" award in overall guest satisfaction for four years in a row. In addition through his leadership the luxury property was designated one of the Best Hotels in the World through Conde Nast Traveler and one of the World’s Best Places to Stay through Travel & Leisure Magazine. 

About the Grand Bohemian Hotel
The luxurious Grand Bohemian Hotel, billed as “An Experience in Art and Music," features an elegant early 20th century European/Bohemian theme and 250 boutique style rooms including 36 signature suites. The Grand Bohemian Hotel showcases over 200 pieces of rare artwork from renowned artists. In addition, the hotel is also home to a very rare and expensive Imperial Grand Bösendorfer piano, one of only two in the world. Additional features include the Bösendorfer Lounge, Klimt Rotunda, Grand Bohemian Art Gallery, Starbucks®, 9,600 square feet of meeting space, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour room service and the Bohemian Garden with a pool and sundeck.

About The Kessler Collection 
Richard C. Kessler's Luxury Hotel Collection includes the AAA Four-Diamond Beaver Creek Lodge in Beaver Creek, CO; the AAA Four-Diamond Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Celebration Hotel in Celebration, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel in Orlando, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa in Taos, NM; the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park in Savannah, GA; Columbia Place luxury condominiums, Savannah, GA; and Grand Bohemian Hotel & Residences, St. Petersburg, FL – scheduled to open 2010. Kessler’s Grand Theme Hotel collection includes the Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando, FL and the Sundy House, a Kessler-managed property, in Delray Beach, FL. For more information, visit or call 407.313.9000. 


Mary C. Kenny
Corporate Director of Marketing & Public Relations
(407) 996-9942
(321) 230-1707

Also See: Stuart Newmark Named Senior Vice-President of Operations, The Kessler Collection / June 2005


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