Benchmark names Ruben Sabater GM of the Marenas Beach Resort

Marenas Beach Resort. Photo credit: Benchmark Hospitality (Sabater was previously director of operations for the luxury beachfront resort, and prior to this was GM for The Sherry Frontenac Resort in Miami Beach.)

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, named Ruben Sabater GM of the Marenas Beach Resort, a Gemstone Collection property located in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., north of Miami.

Ruben Sabater. Photo credit: Benchmark

"It is such a pleasure to announce Ruben’s well-deserved promotion,” Rikki Boparai, VP of operations at Benchmark, said in a statement. “I can’t think of anyone more qualified or deserving of this leadership position for such a remarkable resort. Ruben is another terrific example of how professionals can grow their careers within our Benchmark organization.”

Sabater previously was director of operations for the luxury beachfront resort. In addition to knowing Marenas Beach Resort intimately, he brings to his new role the previous career position as GM for The Sherry Frontenac Resort of Miami Beach, Fla. Prior to this he served in leadership positions for One Bal Harbour Resort & Spa and the Mandarin Oriental Miami. Sabater resides in Miami.

Marenas Beach Resort is a boutique-style hotel consisting of 190 suites and guestrooms that offer a range of accommodations—from retreats to penthouses with full kitchens. Guests have access to ocean and city views from in-room balconies, and the property also provides washers and dryers, DVD players and Keurig coffee. Food-and-beverage options include breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Caracol restaurant, cocktails in lobby's M Bar, as well as service along the resort’s 2.5-mile stretch of Atlantic oceanfront, a private swimming pool and in-room dining.

Marenas Beach Resort’s location between Miami and Fort Lauderdale affords guests access to a variety of activities, including shopping at Aventura Mall and Bal Harbour Shops, Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road, watersports, golf, boating and cultural happenings.