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Axel Gasser Appointed as General Manager for the 179-room
Mayfair Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove, Florida

Coconut Grove, FL – August 29, 2012Mayfair Hotel & Spa, a luxurious boutique hotel located in Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Axel Gasser as general manager.  In his new position, Mr. Gasser will oversee all daily operations, budgets, sales and marketing of the hotel.

"This is an exciting time for the Mayfair Hotel & Spa and I’m very happy to be a part of the team leading this iconic hotel’s re-launch and renovation,” said Axel Gasser, general manager.  “I’m eager to continue working together with the team here to put the Mayfair back on the map.”

A native of Austria, Gasser comes to the Mayfair after four years as the regional director of Jordache Hotels (including Hotel Breakwater, Hotel Victor, Hotel Ocean and Drexel House) in Miami Beach.  His accomplishments there included contributing to the administration of a $30 million renovation, successfully attaining a GOP percentage of nearly 60 percent and surpassing budget goals by more than 30 percent.  Gasser’s previous experience also includes positions as general manager at ASI Hotels & Resorts and various Marriott Hotels throughout the United States.

Gasser received his Bachelor of Arts in International Tourism from the University of Austria and has received extensive training from Marriott Connect2You University.

For more information and reservations, visit or call 305.441.0000.

About Mayfair Hotel & Spa

Located in the heart of Coconut Grove, FL, just minutes from Miami Biscayne Bay, the Mayfair Hotel & Spa is a haven of style, flair, intimacy, and class. The hotel offers a peaceful open-air courtyard, featuring lush tropical plants and an Asian water garden, a 4,500-square-foot Jurlique Spa featuring organic products produced in Australia and a 24-hour fitness center. Each hotel suite boasts private balconies and Japanese hot tubs. The Rooftop Cabana Club offers panoramic views of Miami's Biscayne Bay and guests can enjoy the heated, outdoor pool surrounded by eight private cabanas with flat screen TVs.  Additionally, the hotel provides 15,000 square feet of event space.  Guests can unwind with a drink at the tranquil Lobby Bar and enjoy dining at Spartico restaurant. For more information and reservations, visit or call 305.441.0000. For news and updates, visit Mayfair Hotel & Spa on Facebook and on Twitter @Mayfair_Miami or @SparticoGrove.

Cassandra Martino | CMPR


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