area general manager
JOALI Maldives | September 8, 2023
MALDIVES (September 8, 2023) – JOALI, an immersive lifestyle luxury hotel brand, is delighted to announce a series of exciting appointments set to begin a new era of hospitality, effective from September 1, 2023. Enver Arslan is promoted to Area General Manager from the General Manager of JOALI Maldives. In this role, Enver will be responsible for overseeing JOALI Maldives, JOALI BEING and BIJAL Turkey. Enver has been a pioneer leader of JOALI Maldives since pre-opening and has made a tremendous impact on the success of the brand. A seasoned hotelier, he has brought a keen understanding of true luxury and a lifelong passion for travel to ...
Michelle Geiger Appointed Area General Manager of Hyatt Centric and Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis
Hyatt Centric Beale Street Memphis | May 16, 2023
Memphis, TN (May, 2023) - Michelle Geiger has been named area general hotel manager for Hyatt Centric Beale Street Memphis and Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis. With more than 25 years of experience working with the esteemed Hyatt Hotels brand, Geiger is tasked with ensuring guest satisfaction, handling daily operations, staff development, budgeting, financial planning and increasing sales and revenue. Raised in the Windy City, Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University of Chicago. She grew her hospitality career by holding various managerial positions at Hyatt properties in Chicago, Rosemont and Houston. Her cu...
Marriott International Appoints Nour Laasri as Area General Manager, Houston and General Manager, Marriott Marquis Houston
Marriott Marquis Houston | February 1, 2023
HOUSTON, TEXAS (February 01, 2023)—Nour Laasri has been appointed Marriott International’s new Area General Manager, Houston, and General Manager for Marriott Marquis Houston. In his role as General Manager, Laasri will act as the primary strategic leader for the 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston. He will oversee the success of all day-to-day operations, financial performance, sales and revenue generation, and guest & employee satisfaction strategies. As Area General Manager, Laasri will serve as an active member of the Houston community and will help the hotel team foster deeper relationships with local officials and businesses in ...
Brian Tong Appointed Area General Manager for Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, China and Mongolia
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts | January 16, 2023
SHANGHAI, China – For immediate release – Hilton Hotels and Resorts recently appointed Brian Tong as Area General Manager for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts for Greater China and Mongolia, one of Hilton’s (NYSE:HLT) iconic luxury hotel brands. In his new role, Mr. Tong, will oversee operating Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts in Greater China. “I’m truly excited with the opportunity to lead Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts team in Greater China and we are commited to bring the brand’s world-class hotel offerings to life and providing comfort with unsurpassed amenities combined with elegant services. The brand is going ...
Benchmark, Pyramid Luxury & Lifestyle Appoints Scott Youngblood Area General Manager in Portland, Oregon
Benchmark, Pyramid Luxury & Lifestyle | January 6, 2023
BOSTON, THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Jan. 6, 2023 – Benchmark, Pyramid Luxury & Lifestyle, the independent luxury and lifestyle hotel services of Pyramid Global Hospitality, has named Scott Youngblood area general manager for its five hotels based in Portland, Oregon. The regional properties overseen by Youngblood include Hotel deLuxe, Sentinel, Hotel Lucia, The Heathman Hotel and Dossier. "It is a pleasure to welcome Scott into his role as area general manager,” said Sam Johnson, vice president of operations, Benchmark, Pyramid Luxury & Lifestyle. “Scott came to us well-equipped with strong leadership and operational experience g...
Pacifica Hotels | October 6, 2022
Aliso Viejo, CA – October 6, 2022 – Pacifica Hotels, owner and operator of over 30 brand and boutique hotels on the Pacific Coast, is excited to announce a roundup of new hires and promotions for the month of October. Greg Heyn has been appointed to General Manager of Springhill Suites Paso Robles. Prior to his new role, Heyn was General Manager at Creek Lodge in San Luis Obispo, California. He has spent nearly two decades working in the hospitality world with experience in front desk, operations, and management positions. William Stout has been appointed to Area General Manager at Cambria Collection. Stout has more than 10 years o...
Marriott Appoints Brock Hochhalter as Area General Manager for The Dominican Republic and Haiti Markets
Marriott International, Inc. | May 24, 2022
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, MAY 24, 2022 - As Area General Manager, Brock Hochhalter will be responsible for the premium and luxury Marriott International hotels in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Hochhalter will additionally liaise with select Marriott International hotels and franchise partners in the market and serve a key player in the substantial growth and development occurring in the luxury and All-Inclusive segments within the Dominican Republic. Hochhalter will be based out of the Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino, where he worked previously from 1998 through 1999. He covered these hotels as the Operations Partner for the Caribbe...
Driftwood Capital | March 31, 2022
Scottsdale, AZ – March 31, 2022 – The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, a 326-room property that will be undergoing a comprehensive multimillion-dollar enhancement later this summer, announced today the resort’s new senior leadership team that will lead the property as it emerges into the Curio Collection by Hilton, a global set of remarkable upscale hotels hand-picked for their unique character and personality. [caption id="attachment_299900" align="alignright" width="268"] Ken Arneson[/caption] Driftwood Hospitality, the resort’s management company, has assembled a team of longtime Valley hospitality professionals that in...
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