Hotels make 3 GM, regional GM appointments

A 27-year hospitality veteran, Hing most recently served as GM of Waldorf Astoria Park City for more than seven years.
The Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead named Stephane Mercier GM. Photo credit: Hilton
Nick Remes. Photo credit: AHC+Hospitality

Hotels across the country have welcomed new hotel leaders recently. These appointments include a regional general manager in Grand Rapids, Mich., and GMs at a San Francisco Yotel hotel and a Waldorf Astoria in Atlanta.

AHC+Hospitality promoted Nicholas Remes to regional GM of three of its Grand Rapids, Mich., hotels. Previously GM of the 336-room JW Marriott Grand Rapids, Remes now also oversees operations at the 214-room Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown and the recently opened 130-room AC Hotel Grand Rapids Downtown. He first began working at the JW Marriott in 2007 and rose to assistant GM in 2015 and GM in 2018.

Yotel named Ron Ryan GM of its 203-room San Francisco location. Ryan brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing, brand development and hotel management to his new role. Over his career, Ryan has worked at several other San Francisco hotels, including the W San Francisco; Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection; and The Hotel Del Sol San Francisco.


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The 127-room, 10-suite Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead appointed Stephane Mercier GM. Mercier’s more than two decades of experience includes stints as GM at the Conrad Cartagena in Colombia, the Conrad Miami and the Hilton Paris La Defense. The Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead features a restaurant, a spa, meeting and event space and 47 private residences.

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