Tony Phillips promoted to GM of Arizona's Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz.

Loews Hotels promoted Tony Phillips to GM of the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Phillips brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to his role, having most recently served as GM of the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville. He will be responsible for all operational aspects of the 398-guestroom resort in Tucson, Ariz.

Tony Phillips

Phillips spent the majority of his career at Loews Hotels, where he began as a front office manager of the Loews Denver Hotel in 1998. He quickly advanced to top leadership positions including director of rooms and GM at Loews Beverly Hills Hotel in 2004, and director of rooms at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in 2005. Phillips relocated to Nashville in 2008 to take on the director of rooms role at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, and was promoted to director of operations in 2012 and then to GM in 2013.

“We are pleased to have Tony Phillips lead the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort team,” Dale McDaniel, VP of operations, Loews Hotels & Co., said in a statement. “Tony has demonstrated that he is an exceptional leader and we’re thrilled to introduce him to our guests and team members in Tucson.”  

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At Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Phillips will be responsible for overseeing the general operations of the 398-room hotel, as well as its signature restaurants and lounge, Lakeside Spa and conference facilities.  

“It’s a great honor to join the team at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, one of the premier luxury resorts in Tucson,” Phillips said in a statement. “I look forward to working alongside our team to deliver a memorable experience to every guest who visits.”

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