Keyword: Auberge Resorts Collection
Properties across the country have appointed new leaders to the roles of general manager and managing director.
The new appointments include two executive chefs—one of a 1,641-room hotel in Chicago and the other of a 33-room former mansion in Newport, R.I.
The nine F&B appointments include roles at the corporate, hotel and restaurant level.
In the past month, hotels have opened in Utah, Nevada, Washington, Montana, California and Arizona.
Massimiliano Puglisi, who has nearly 20 years of experience, will oversee the Newport, R.I., hotel.
The Mayflower Inn & Spa in Washington, Conn., and the Westdrift in Manhattan Beach, Calif., both have new leaders at the helm.
With the region's occupancy rate averaging 75 percent for 2018, developers are preparing a plethora of new projects for the destination.
Construction on the 97-room hotel will begin following the demolition of three existing motels, and the property is expected to open in 2020.
The new partnership is rooted partly in location, partly in philosophy and entirely in opportunity.
Five Grace properties are joining the Auberge Resorts Collection portfolio, with properties to be added during the next two years.