The latest in marketing, F&B, rooms appointments

The pool area with the sun setting over the ocean in the background
Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., made four appointments in marketing and food and beverage. Photo credit: Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort and Spa

Hotels in California, Hawaii, Texas and New York have appointed leaders in their marketing, food-and-beverage and rooms departments. Here’s the latest.

Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort and Spa

The Carlsbad, Calif., hotel Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort and Spa, added four new team members in marketing and food and beverage. Tom Wilson, who has spent the past 20 years working in luxury travel and F&B management, now serves as the hotel’s F&B director. Rita Hornack, with management experience at several California hotels, was named the property’s F&B outlets director. Having managed several restaurants in the state, Steven Marchioni will now work as the new restaurant manager for the resort’s restaurant, Chandler’s. A Carlsbad native, Angela Faringhy will bring 10 years of experience to her new position as marketing manager.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua in Lahaina, Hawaii, picked Isabelle Toland to lead culinary operations at its reimagined signature restaurant The Banyan Tree, slated to open this spring. Before her appointment, Toland directed food-and-beverage efforts as executive chef at Travaasa Hana in Maui, Hawaii, and worked as sous chef at Four Seasons Resort Maui’s Spago restaurant.

Virtual Event

HOTEL OPTIMIZATION PART 2 | Now Available On-Demand

Survival in these times is highly dependent on a hotel's ability to quickly adapt and pivot their business to meet the current needs of travelers and the surrounding community. Join us for Optimization Part 2 – a FREE virtual event – as we bring together top players in the industry to discuss alternative uses when occupancy is down, ways to boost F&B revenue, how to help your staff adjust to new challenges and more, in a series of panels focused on how you can regain profitability during this crisis.

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

The Texas resort, located about 30  minutes from Austin, appointed Brooke Grant as marketing manager. In her new position, she will manage marketing efforts, including the property’s agencies and partners, develop internal communication programs and oversee digital and social media outreach. Grant has worked in hospitality more than 10 years, most recently at Grand Hyatt Bahar in Nassau, Bahamas.

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, named Courtney Dall’Olmo director of marketing for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark in Monticello, N.Y. Previously, she worked as director of marketing and communications for the Topnotch Resort in Stowe, Vt., and marketing supervisor at Trapp Family Lodge, also in Stowe.

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf

The San Francisco boutique property Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf picked Tyler Schroeder to oversee guest services and manage its rooms division as its director of rooms. Schroeder, with more than 10 years of experience in the hotel business, has served as director of rooms, director of food and beverage, director of housekeeping and director of operations, all at San Francisco’s Stanford Court Hotel.

Suggested Articles

The partnership aims to help restaurants streamline online orders from apps like GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash, Chownow, Caviar, Postmates and others.

Two conferences traditionally held in the first half of each year are rescheduling for the second half.

In October, visitor arrivals were down 90.4 percent compared to 2019 and hotel occupancy was below 20 percent.