BENCHMARK has named Robert Marusi chief commercial officer for Turtle Bay Resort, situated at the northern tip of Oahu’s legendary North Shore. The luxury resort is scheduled to reopen after a major, transformational renovation in summer 2021.
“It is such a pleasure to announce that Robert has joined the leadership team at Turtle Bay Resort,” said Ted Davis, chief marketing officer for BENCHMARK®. “He brings extensive sales leadership experience and business acumen to his new role with us, having served in director-level positions for major properties and leading luxury brands coast to coast and offshore. Robert has also successfully held corporate sales positions for Marriott International, including the Marriott Maui, so this is a return to the Hawaiian Islands for him.”
Robert Marusi previously served as director of sales and marketing for The Resort at Pelican Hill, located in Newport Beach, California, and held the same position for the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a Fairmont-managed hotel in Hamilton, Bermuda. Earlier, Mr. Marusi held the position of global account executive for Marriott International and also served in several positions of sales leadership for Marriott. Marusi attended Syracuse University and the University of California, Santa Barbara, studying Business Administration. He has a deep appreciation for the natural beauty and rich culture of Oahu’s North Shore and is excited to be a part of it.
Spanning nearly 1,300 acres of beaches, gardens, and still-wild public spaces, Turtle Bay Resort is the ideal escape for travelers seeking to experience the soothing and captivating magic of Oahu’s North Shore community. Turtle Bay Resort has a longstanding reputation as the go-to Hawaiian destination for world-class surfing, championship golf courses, locally-inspired food and beverage offerings, and sustainably-minded wellness programs at their award-winning spa. With an ethos centered on the concept of Aloha ʻĀina, a love of and nurturing care for the land, Turtle Bay Resort’s hotly anticipated transformation will coincide with the launch of new nature-oriented and biocentric programming for locals and visitors alike.
About Turtle Bay Resort
Located on O‘ahu’s North Shore known for legendary surf, Turtle Bay Resort encompasses nearly 1,300 acres with five miles of unspoiled coastline and seven beaches. The resort showcases 410 ocean-view guest rooms and suites plus 42 oceanfront Ocean Bungalows, as well as an innovative concierge experience center and cultural gallery, a variety of restaurants and bars, an 11,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, elevated beach experience and four swimming pools. This expansive beach resort features dynamic ocean, land and aerial adventures through its on-property helicopter pad, horse stables, tennis and pickleball courts, two 18-hole championship golf courses, 12 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, wellness classes and surf school. For more information, visit www.turtlebayresort.com. Follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/turtlebayresort and Facebook at www.facebook.com/turtlebayresort.