Halekulani Appoints Davide Barnes as Hotel Manager
Halekulani | January 4, 2023
HONOLULU, Hawaii – Jan. 4, 2023 – Halekulani, Oahu’s most acclaimed luxury hotel just steps away from Waikiki beach, today announces the appointment of Davide Barnes to the position of Hotel Manager at Halekulani. Mr. Barnes, who brings with him extensive luxury leadership experience across numerous iconic hotels around the world, will join Halekulani on Jan. 16, 2023 and will be responsible for directing all aspects of day-to-day management and operations of the legendary 453-room property. The announcement was made by Peter Shaindlin, Chief Operating Officer of Halekulani Corporation. “It is my distinct pleasure to welcome Mr. B...
Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Appoints Jonathan Raz as Hotel Manager
Signia by Hilton | November 4, 2021
ORLANDO, FL – November 4, 2021 – Jonathan Raz has been named as hotel manager of Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Prior to starting as hotel manager, he was complex director of food and beverage for both Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Owned by Park Hotels and Resorts and managed by Hilton, Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek recently debuted as the brand’s first property after converting and rebranding from a 1,009-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property. In his new role, Raz will lead the team in all aspects of hotel operations, from marketing and hotel administration to guest services...
Pendry Park City Announces Executive Team Ahead of Winter Opening
Pendry Park City | November 1, 2021
PARK CITY, UT – November 1, 2021 – Opening this winter, Pendry Park City, the first mountain resort from Pendry Hotels & Resorts, today announced the executive team to lead the new 153-room resort and residences. Joining General Manager Richard Wales will be Director of Sales and Marketing Chris Lawing, Hotel Manager David Silva and Director of Spa Jessie Valdez. These individuals bring years of experience to Pendry Park City, and they look forward to welcoming guests and residents to the resort upon opening. “This seasoned leadership team brings not only their collective experience, but also their strategy and passio...
Mandarin Oriental, Boston Appoints Alexander von Süsskind as Hotel Manager
Mandarin Oriental, Boston | September 21, 2021
Boston, MA – September 21, 2021 – The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexander von Süsskind to the position of Hotel Manager; he will oversee all aspects of the day-to-day hotel operation, including rooms, food and beverage, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston, and security. With over 20 years of global hospitality experience, von Süsskind joins Mandarin Oriental, Boston, from Stanton House in El Paso, Texas, where he served as General Manager. He has gained significant managerial experience in a variety of esteemed luxury hotel brands: Kempinski Hotels at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten ...
Kerem Kendigelen Appointed Hotel Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC | July 28, 2021
MIAMI, FL. – July 28, 2021 – The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is pleased to announce Kerem Kendigelen has been appointed Hotel Manager. He joins the historic property with 18 years of experience in luxury hospitality. In his new role, Kendigelen will oversee all operations of the recently renovated iconic oceanfront resort. Kendigelen comes to Miami from Toronto, Canada where he served as Hotel Manager at The St. Regis Hotel & Residences. While in that role, he oversaw the renovation of the property’s rooms and spa as well as playing a major role in the planning and execution of the hotel’s COVID-19 strategy. In addition, Kendigel...
John Chan Appointed Hotel Manager at Newly Reopened Hotel Lulu in Anaheim, CA
Hotel Lulu | June 8, 2021
ANAHEIM, CA - June 8, 2021 - Hotel Lulu, Anaheim’s newest hotel just steps from Disneyland, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Chan to the position of hotel manager. John brings more than twenty years of hotel operations experience and a true passion for hospitality to this quintessential California hotel. John first entered the hospitality industry as a PBX operator during his college years at a Japanese hotel brand in Downtown Los Angeles. He then worked his way up to various revenue and operations management roles at Los Angeles-area hotels including, Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Down...
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore Appoints Cindy Kong as Hotel Manager
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore | April 21, 2021
Singapore – 21 April 2021 – Mandarin Oriental, Singapore is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Cindy Kong as Hotel Manager. A veteran in the hospitality industry, Cindy brings with her extensive knowledge of hotel operations, including over 20 years of experience with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group with her most recent role as Hotel Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. In her new capacity, Cindy will play a pivotal role in spearheading initiatives to drive operational excellence and ensure high levels of guest satisfaction. Cindy is no stranger to Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, having worked here in 2000 as a Gues...
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Appoints Greg Durrer as Hotel Manager
JW Marriott | April 6, 2021
NEW YORK - April 6, 2021 - The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is thrilled to announce the promotion of Greg Durrer to the position of Hotel Manager. A 21-year company veteran, Mr. Durrer has returned to Grande Lakes, having held the role of Rooms Director at The JW Marriott from 2007 to 2011. Starting his career in 2000 with The Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, Mr. Durrer moved to Florida in 2002 where he spent time in Miami and Orlando working with several different properties. After his time at Grande Lakes Orlando, he moved to the Marriott Corporate office where he held positions with the JW Marriott Global Brand in Design and Deve...
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