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The Kessler Collection Names David Friederich as General Manager
of the Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando – The Kessler Collection proudly announces David Friederich as the new general manager of its flagship AAA Four Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel. Friederich’s duties as general manager include overseeing the hotel operations, management of hotel staff, budgeting for the property, project management, crisis control, achieving key business goals and focusing on maintaining and establishing local relationships. David will also lead the efforts to establish the Grand Bohemian Orlando as the corporate training hotel for the Kessler Collection, allowing all chefs, task force members and key Grand Performer hotel staff to be trained with the same consistent level of expertise.

“Friederich’s outstanding experience and background in the luxury hotel industry, his commitment to advancing our culture and his focus on operational excellence make him a perfect fit for the team at our celebrated and luxurious Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando,” said Mr. Richard C. Kessler, chairman and CEO of The Kessler Collection. “With a very notable background in boutique hotel management, Friederich brings a strong proficiency in guest relations, culinary experience, front office management and a well-rounded hospitality knowledge to the Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando.”

David Friederich, a veteran hotelier, has more than 20 years of Five Star and Four Diamond hospitality management experience. Friederich attended Florida International University in Miami, Fla. and began his career in hospitality and hotel management with more than 11 years at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. His additional experience in hospitality includes the Four Seasons Olympic in Seattle, Wash., Cloister Hotel in Sea Island, Ga., The Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Ariz. and most recently, Auberge Resorts.

Celebrated as an experience in art and music, the AAA Four Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel takes center stage as downtown Orlando’s landmark luxury hotel. From the moment guests arrive, a dazzling blend of art, music and memorable hospitality immerses the senses. From the Italian mosaic tiled barrel-vaulted ceilings to the hand-beaded African figures, an oasis of cosmopolitan culture encourages guests to enjoy the unprecedented collection of more than 150 original works of art. Guests also enjoy the hotel’s premier luxury Poseidon Spa and the Grand Bohemian Art Gallery, showcasing unique works of art by local, regional and internationally recognized artists designed to inspire every guest.

About The Kessler Collection
The Kessler Collection's portfolio of uniquely designed though equally artistically inspired four and five-diamond boutique properties exude elegance, character and comfort in every expertly detailed touchpoint and intuitive and personalized service. Whether visiting properties in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado or New Mexico, each hotel's exquisite art, music and cultural influences, personally acquired for that hotel by the Kessler family, are decidedly approachable, creating a magical and engaging atmosphere. Kessler Collection hotel guests are immersed in the intrigue of each property’s experience.

For more information about The Kessler Collection and its properties, please visit or call 888.472.6312.


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