Gemstone Hotel & Resorts has announced that Ryan Krukar has taken the helm as the new general manager of Topnotch Resort & Spa. In this position, Krukar will manage the resort operating teams, oversee all sales and marketing for the resort, as well as provide operational leadership for the 68-room boutique resort. Krukar also will interface with the three other Gemstone New England properties and coordinate the resulting synergistic opportunities.
Krukar joins Topnotch Resort & Spa from the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT. With a decade of experience in New England hospitality, he has held leadership positions at Stone House in Little Compton, RI, and Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT.
“Ryan brings a background of excellence in resort leadership and a rich knowledge of Stowe, VT and the New England area to our team,” said Jeff McIntyre, Partner, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, LLC., property management company for the resort. “We’re excited to welcome him to the Topnotch Resort & Spa team and believe he will move our operations and marketing efforts to new heights.”
Topnotch Resort & Spa provides guests celebrated amenities such as a world-renowned spa, two locally acclaimed food and beverage outlets, and a nationally ranked tennis facility. Nestled at the base of Mt. Mansfield, the resort also offers outdoor activities like hiking, biking, horseback riding and a variety of exhilarating winter activities such as skiing, sleigh rides and skating. Topnotch also is well known throughout the region for the unique family programs and tailored experiences for couples and groups.