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AC Hotel by Marriott Houston Downtown Welcomes Jon Craven as General Manager

AC Hotels | July 19, 2019

HOUSTON (July 19, 2019) – Jon Craven has been named General Manager of AC Hotel by Marriott Houston Downtown, the first AC in Houston and only second in Texas, opening in late July. In his role, Craven will oversee the entire hotel operation and will be responsible for ensuring Marriott and AC brand standards are maintained to meet and exceed guests’ expectations. “I am thrilled to join the AC Houston team as we near the opening of this unique, historic property,” said Craven. “I aspire to provide warm but effective leadership to our hotel staff, so that in turn our team will provide exceptional service to all guests and visitors...

Carté® Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton Expands Leadership Team Ahead of Summer Opening

Carté Hotel | July 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO – July 19, 2019 – Carté® Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton property and first-of-its-kind lifestyle hotel, announced today the appointment of Henri Birmele as general manager, Chans Rock as director of food and beverage and MarQuies Willis as director of sales and marketing. All three will play pivotal roles in the opening of the new 246-room boutique hotel, set to open its doors in San Diego’s vibrant Little Italy neighborhood this summer. As general manager of Carté Hotel, Henri Birmele will lead day-to-day hotel operations, guest relations and strategic planning for the hotel’s upscale experience....

The Wigwam in Phoenix’s West Valley Appoints Katy Powers as Managing Director and General Manager

The Wigwam | July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019 (Litchfield Park, Arizona) – The Wigwam, currently celebrating 90 years of welcoming guests to the desert oasis just outside of Phoenix, Ariz., has appointed Katy Powers as Managing Director and General Manager. Powers returns to the historic Southwestern resort after two years spent gaining additional industry experience and wisdom. She now rejoins The Wigwam to lead all on-property operations and ensure guests of the storied resort enjoy a memorable stay with reliable AAA Four-Diamond service. “Katy brings with her an incredible understanding of the Southwestern hospitality landscape and has seen a great deal of success...

The Omni King Edward Hotel Welcomes Patrick Cappa as General Manager

The Omni King Edward Hotel | July 18, 2019

TORONTO, CA (July 18, 2019) – The Omni King Edward Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, is pleased to announce that Patrick Cappa has been appointed the new general manager for the property. In this role, Cappa will oversee the hotel’s operations and commitment to guests. Cappa joins The Omni King Edward Hotel with over 20 years of operations, marketing, sales and leadership experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, Cappa was the vice president, Resort Operations for Casino Rama Resort where he oversaw 1,200 associates spanning all facility operations as well as property renovations. Cappa has also worked at th...

Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London Appoints Kurt Macher as General Manager

Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London | July 17, 2019

London, July 17, 2019 – Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London, a leading luxury hotel in the city, is delighted to announce the appointment of Kurt Macher as General Manager of the hotel. Kurt moves to London after securing multiple awards and accolades for The Temple House, Chengdu, China, a luxury Swire Hotel. As an international hotelier with over 28 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Kurt has worked for some of the world’s leading hotel brands as general manager and within senior management roles including Wharf Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and The Peninsula Group. Kurt has led high performing hotel...

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa Appoints Keith Hill as General Manager and David Corke as National Sales Manager

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa | July 17, 2019

Moab, Utah, July 2019: Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa – a riverside oasis situated on the bank of the Colorado River, just on the edge of Arches National Park in Moab, Utah – is pleased to announce that Keith Hill has been appointed as General Manager, and David Corke as National Sales Manager. With more than 25 years combined, both Hill and Corke will bring incomparable leadership experience and exceptional management to the ranch. "The team at Sorrel River Ranch has welcomed me with open arms and I could not have asked for a better start to my new role" says Keith Hill. "I look forward to bringing my experience and knowledge of ...

Hilton Appoints Vasco Baselli as General Manager of Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

Hilton Hotels & Resorts | July 16, 2019

MCLEAN, Va. – July 16, 2019 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the appointment of Vasco Baselli as general manager of the 357-room Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino. Baselli most recently served as general manager of the Hilton Lima Miraflores in Peru, where he oversaw the operation of this more than 200-room hotel, 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, and more than 200 team members. Originally from Germany, Baselli is a more than 30-year hospitality industry veteran who started his career as a Line Cook Apprentice at the Inter-Continental Hotel Düsseldorf hotel in Germany. Over the course of more than three decades, Baselli develope...

Sage Hotel West Perth Appoints Graeme Rutherford as General Manager

Next Story Group | July 16, 2019

16 July 2019 - The team at Sage Hotel West Perth has welcomed new general manager, Graeme Rutherford to the fold and he brings with him extensive hotel experience. Graeme began his hospitality career with Rydges Hotels working his way up to his first General Manager position in Melbourne. Since then he has managed a number of hotels in Australia and New Zealand, including Rydges Perth and Frasers Suites Perth. After a stint with the Brisbane Casino Tower, Graeme has returned to Perth and brings with him experience within the local market and a professional network that will be an asset to the team at Sage Hotel West Perth. Commenting on...

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