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Islamorada, Fla. (February 12, 2018) – Anchored in the laid-back and lighthearted lifestyle of Islamorada, Amara Cay Resort proudly announces Miguel Waldo as general manager. With 22 years of industry experience, Waldo will captain the award-winning, 110-room resort with strategic direction and island hospitality.

“We look forward to seeing Amara Cay Resort flourish under Miguel’s leadership,” said Eddie Sipple, regional general manager of Islamorada Resort Company. “His keen attentiveness and dedication to establishing a personal connection enriches the entire Amara Cay Resort family. By taking every step necessary, Miguel will continue building Amara Cay’s success while furthering resort-wide initiatives.”

An effective communicator, Waldo is trilingual in English, Italian and Spanish. Waldo earned a master’s degree in Hotel Administration and Management from Florida International University (FIU) and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Ohio State University (OSU). Prior to joining Amara Cay Resort, Waldo led the Courtyard by Marriott Key Largo as general manager, where he was instrumental in overall operations, guest satisfaction and staff development. Previous to this position, he held an eight-year tenure with Ramada Worldwide, beginning as assistant general manager of Ramada Key Largo, and then general manager of Ramada Florida City.

“I could not be more thrilled to join the Amara Cay Resort team,” said Miguel Waldo, general manager of Amara Cay Resort. “We have an amazing team here and my desire is to see every guest leave with lasting memories, thereby building upon Amara Cay Resort’s position as a leading resort in The Florida Keys. The passion and community this group of associates demonstrated through Hurricane Irma has been inspiring and it is truly an honor to be a part of such an exceptional team.”

About Amara Cay Resort

Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler readers as a ‘Top Resort in the Florida Keys,’ the chic yet understated resort rests along the Atlantic Ocean presenting lush lawns and palm-peppered, graceful views making an authentic sense of place with comforts of the ‘Keys Life’. Blending time-honored diversions with pure relaxation, the casually redefined Amara Cay Resort inspires guests to curate a personal, non-scripted journey the #AmaraCayVacay way.

For more information on Amara Cay Resort or to make reservations, please visit or call 305.664.0073. Follow Amara Cay Resort on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Contact: Katie Kole or Jessica Shashaty / 850.421.9007

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