A veteran hospitality executive with over 26 years in hospitality, Ponce joins Auberge after an impressive tenure with The Ritz-Carlton
Auberge Resorts Collection today announced the appointment of Roger Ponce as General Manager of Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, the contemporary resort on one of Cabo’s best beaches, and Regional Vice President, Latin America.
In his new role as General Manager, Ponce will elevate soulful guest experiences and provide strategic leadership and oversee day-to-day operations at Chileno Bay as the team further builds the resorts’ reputation as one of the top destinations in Mexico. Furthermore, as Regional Vice President, Ponce will have regional oversite over current and future hotels in Latin America, including Esperanza in Los Cabos, two new properties slated to open in 2021, Etéreo in Riviera Maya and Susurros del Corazon in Punta de Mita and Mukul, the intimate Nicaragua property set to reopen late 2020.
“We are thrilled to welcome Roger to the Auberge family as General Manager of our stylish Cabo property and look forward to the growth of Auberge Latin America under his leadership,” Chris Gabaldon, Chief Operating Officer. “Roger’s extensive experience and dedication to delivering an exceptional guest experience will help continue in enhancing the company’s position for operating the best loved luxury resorts in the region.”
A veteran hospitality executive with over 26 years in hospitality, Ponce joins Auberge after an impressive tenure with The Ritz-Carlton. His luxury hotel management experience has taken him all over the world to iconic cities where he led the charge in the openings of hotels in Aruba, Sanya, Grand Cayman, San Juan Puerto Rico, Dorado Reserve, St. Thomas and Santa Barbara. Ponce previously worked in Mexico at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun and most recently served as General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas.
A devoted family man, Ponce will be relocating to Cabo San Lucas with his wife, three children and his long-haired chihuahua Gumbo. Outside of his career, Ponce enjoys golf, running, diving into a good book and listening to a wide variety of music.
Recently voted the No.2 resort in Western Mexico in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Reader’s Choice Awards, Chileno Bay Resorts & Residences has ushered in a new expression of contemporary luxury to the Cabo landscape. Managed by Auberge Resorts Collection, acclaimed owner and operator of boutique luxury hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs, the resort is set on Chileno Bay, the most coveted swimmable beach in Los Cabos offering guests an unmatched location for spending the day with family and friends.
For more information or reservations, please visit https://chilenobay.aubergeresorts.com, or call 1-855-452-6326.