IRVING, TX — July 21, 2023 — Spire Hospitality, a nationally recognized third-party hotel management company, has added the latest addition to its leadership team. Charles Kingston, Jr., has taken the reins as the general manager of The Grove Resort and Water Park in Orlando, FL. Kingston brings an impressive 25-year career history in the hospitality sector, featuring leadership roles at prestigious resorts and convention hotels.
Kingston has held key positions at eminent properties like The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate, the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort at Bonnet Creek, and the Wyndham Grand Resort in Rio Mar Puerto Rico. In his most recent role, Kingston served as regional vice president and operations with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, showcasing his ability to drive upscale and lifestyle brands to success.
Kingston will lead the way in managing resort operations at The Grove, prioritizing impeccable guest experiences. Concurrently, preparations are underway for the late 2023 unveiling of The Terraces at The Grove, a grand 160-unit condo project. Complementing this, Schilling and the Spire team will diligently work on strengthening relationships with condo owners.
A Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Six Sigma Green Belt, Kingston is known for his attention to detail and commitment to excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, VT.