JAMAICA (July 30 2018) Meliá Hotels International (MHI), one of the largest hotel companies worldwide with more than 370 hotels throughout 40 countries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Martinez as General Manager of Meliá Braco Village in Rio Bueno, Jamaica. In this new role, Martinez will oversee day-to-day operations of the beachside, all-inclusive 232-room boutique hotel and ensure ongoing initiatives and activations are aligned with the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand standards, while also bringing fresh innovative ideas to the property.

Martinez brings with him over twenty-five years of experience in the hospitality industry, spanning more than six countries, and has an extensive background in Food & Beverage and Hotel Operations. Previous appointments include General Manager of THE SIAN KA’AN at Grand Tulum, General Manager of ME Cancun, Hotel Manager of Breathless Cabo San Lucas, and Director of Food & Beverage at Secrets The Vine Cancun. Martinez began his career traveling the world on board Royal Caribbean International before entering the hotel sector as the Food & Beverage Manager of Beaches Turks & Caicos.

“At Meliá Hotels International we look for world-class leaders to be a part of our team,” said Alvaro Tejeda, Regional VP, The Americas of MHI. “We look forward to the direction that Jorge Martinez takes our Jamaica property in and are excited for great things to come.”

Born in Chile, Mr. Martinez is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese. As part of his duties at Meliá Braco Village he will oversee revenue management, training, quality management and more.

Located on a picturesque private beach, Meliá Hotels International’s first property in Jamaica is the perfect retreat for small groups, romantic getaways, weddings and honeymoons. With 232 spacious guest rooms featuring garden and ocean views and 52 The Level suites in beachfront colonial-style villas, the all-inclusive Meliá Braco Village features a choice of six restaurants offering diverse international cuisine, four bars, two exquisite swimming pools, YHI Spa, non-motorized water sports and daily entertainment. For more information about Meliá Braco Village offerings, visit https://www.melia.com/en/hotels/jamaica/montego-bay/melia-braco-village/index.html.