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Guenter H. Richter, C.H.A., Appointed as Vice President and
Managing Director for The Setai, Miami Beach in Florida

Miami Beach, Florida (April 23, 2012)The Setai, Miami Beach today announced the hiring of one of the most recognized professionals in the luxury hotel industry. Guenter H. Richter, C.H.A., has joined the hotel as vice president and managing director.

“Mr. Richter has an unequaled appreciation for how to manage a luxury resort and serve its unique clientele,” says Atef Mankarios, CEO of Trevi Hospitality Group, the newly appointed management company of The Setai, Miami Beach. “His years of experience will further enhance this property and its commitment to become one of the premier luxury resorts in the world.”

Mr. Richter was most recently the managing director of The Setai Fifth Avenue in New York City. Prior to that, he served as General Manager of The Regent Bal Harbour, the St. Regis New York and the Drake Hotel in New York, as well as such luxury hotels as the Bel Air Hotel in Beverly Hills and The Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas. He holds degrees from the Hotel Management School in Heidelberg, Germany and Cornell School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, New York.

“It is my goal to lead The Setai, Miami Beach to a level of luxury and personal service that is beyond comparison,” Richter says. “We are assembling a management team that is committed to surpassing the expectations of the most discerning guests in the world.”

About The Setai, Miami Beach
As a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, The Setai, Miami Beach offers a refreshing balance between the sizzling South Beach scene and a serene tropical hideout. Managed by Trevi Luxury Hospitality Group, the luxurious oceanfront environment combines the Asian traditions of simplicity and elegance with the Art Deco history of South Beach to create an intimate, private world coveted by discerning travelers. A melding of inspiration and setting, The Setai embraces its serenity while connecting guests with what have always been the area’s greatest attractions: the beach, the sun, the culture and the nightlife. With three sparkling pools at the edge of the Atlantic, an award-winning restaurant and dedicated concierge team, The Setai leaves no request unfulfilled.

About Trevi Luxury Hospitality Group
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Trevi Luxury Hospitality Group is an organization dedicated to creating world-renowned hotels and resorts.  Having assembled a team of the industry’s most noted and experienced luxury hotel executives; Trevi offers an unparalleled capacity for developing, planning, operating, managing and marketing the finest independent hotels and resorts worldwide. Trevi is the vision of respected international hotelier Atef Mankarios, who serves as CEO. Trevi provides comprehensive services to select independent luxury hotels and resorts around the world. Visit Trevi at

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