Denver, Co., March 15, 2018 – International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality has appointed Craig A. Waterman as Vice President of Openings & Transitions. In this role, Waterman will oversee new and transitioning projects across the company’s portfolio. Waterman joined Two Roads Hospitality in 2014 as General Manager of Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre property in San Francisco, and Regional Director of Operations, overseeing the Northern California, Arizona and Hawaii regions.
“Craig has contributed to the success of many Two Roads Hospitality properties, ensuring operational excellence, guiding seamless transitions, and managing expansive renovation projects,” said Jorge Treviño, Executive Vice President of Brand Operations for Two Roads Hospitality. “His most recent oversight of Hotel Kabuki’s impressive $31 million refurbishment is a testament to his management skills, positioning him well to transition into this new role.”
Prior to joining Two Roads Hospitality, Waterman served as the Transitions & Acquisitions Leader for Gemstone Resorts. Throughout his 30 years in the hospitality industry, Waterman also has experience working with various luxury properties and brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona, Sé San Diego Hotel and the Shore Club in Miami Beach, Florida.
In his new role at Two Roads Hospitality, Waterman will first serve as Managing Director of El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico, overseeing the restoration and renovation of the iconic property following Hurricane Maria. The resort, located in Isla Verde, will officially reopen and welcome all guests on October 1, 2018. Managed and operated by Two Roads Hospitality, El San Juan Hotel is part of Curio Collection by Hilton.