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March 12, 2018 – (Tucson, AZ) – Mark Stebbings and Robert M. Berrey, Jr. have been appointed as general managers of Miraval Arizona and Miraval Austin, respectively. In these roles, Stebbings and Berrey will use their astute leadership skills and health and wellness expertise to build on Miraval’s longstanding reputation as a thought-leader in the industry. 

"Throughout their impressive careers, both Mark and Robert have demonstrated unwavering dedication and passion for wellness,” said Marc W. Ellin, global head of Miraval Group. “We are pleased to have them at the helm of Miraval’s two wellness destinations, and we are confident that they will inspire our guests to prioritize their health and wellness long after they return home from our resorts.”

Mark Stebbings, Miraval Arizona
With more than 18 years of experience in the hospitality and wellness industries, Mark Stebbings joins Miraval Arizona as the general manager. Stebbings uses his expertise to oversee the brand’s flagship wellness resort in Tucson, Arizona. Before joining Miraval Arizona, Stebbings served as director of operations and general manager of Travaasa Experiential Resorts where he oversaw all aspects of the brand’s two properties, Travaasa Austin and Travaasa Hana. 

Prior to working at Travaasa Experiential Resorts, Stebbings served as the general manager of Hotel Hana-Maui. There he was responsible for all aspects of the resort’s operations including staff management, guest satisfaction, financial performance and marketing. Stebbings earned his degree in Hotel Catering & Institutional Management from Bournemouth University in Dorset, England.

Robert M. Berrey, Jr., Miraval Austin
Robert M. Berrey Jr. brings over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his role as general manager of Miraval Austin. As the general manager, Berrey will oversee the renovation and much-anticipated opening of the first Miraval spa resort to open outside of the brand’s flagship, scheduled to open in 2018.

Before joining Miraval Austin, Berrey served as the general manager of The Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa. There he managed all phases of the property’s renovation including rebranding, design, engineering and planning. Throughout his career, Berrey has held senior level positions most recently as the general manager of Skyland Resort in Shenandoah National Park, vice president of operations of Balsam Mountain Preserve in Balsam, North Carolina and director of operations and hospitality of River Rock in Cashiers, North Carolina. Berrey studied Hospitality Management at Florida International University in Miami, FL.

About Miraval

Miraval is a global leader in wellness resorts and spas. Opened in 1995 Miraval Arizona in Tucson, AZ, pioneered the destination wellness spa resort category with its comprehensive program of activities, experiences and personal treatments.  Miraval Life in Balance Spa opened in April 2016 at Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA, and in November 2017 at Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour. Additionally, Miraval will unveil two new properties including Miraval Austin in Fall 2018 and Miraval in the Berkshires in 2019.

Contact: Emma Conn / 646 654 3439

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 13 premier brands. As of September 30, 2017, the Company's portfolio included 739 properties in 57 countries. The Company's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to create value for shareholders, build relationships with guests and attract the best colleagues in the industry. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt Centric®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara™ and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. For more information, please visit

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