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Bishop’s lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection appoints Missy Auge as Wine Director

Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection, the historic luxury resort and thoughtfully restored landmark in Santa Fe, today announces the appointment of Missy Auge as Wine Director. Auge will oversee the wine operations for the 100-room resort, which serves as a luxurious and soulful retreat steeped in New Mexico’s heritage. Born and raised in New Mexico, Auge is returning to the Southwest, where she first discovered her adoration for viticulture as the Owner and Operator of Tanti Luce 221 in the heart of Santa Fe’s historic district.


Marriott Marquis Houston appoints new General Manager

Nour Laasri has been appointed Marriott International’s new Area General Manager, Houston, and General Manager for Marriott Marquis Houston. In his role as General Manager, Laasri will act as the primary strategic leader for the 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston. He will oversee the success of all day-to-day operations, financial performance, sales and revenue generation, and guest & employee satisfaction strategies. As Area General Manager, Laasri will serve as an active member of the Houston community and will help the hotel team foster deeper relationships with local officials and businesses in the area.  


Grace Bay Resorts appoints Atilla Cimsit as General Manager of South Bank

Grace Bay Resorts, the boutique developer and operator of some of the finest luxury resorts and branded residences in Turks and Caicos, is pleased to announce the appointment of Atilla Cimsit as general manager of South Bank, the island’s newest residential luxury resort and mega yacht marina situated on 31 acres of peaceful shoreline on Long Bay, set to open in late 2023. Developed by Windward, the creator of exclusive residential and resort waterfront communities in Turks and Caicos, the unprecedented new development will feature four distinct contemporary neighborhoods as well as access to South Bank Marina. With nearly 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Cimsit will oversee the pre-opening of South Bank. 


Alessandro Caristo as General Manager of Nolinski Venezia

Emmanuel Sauvage, Managing Director and Co-Founder of the Leading French hospitality group, Evok Collection, appoints Alessandro Caristo as General Manager of Nolinski Venezia, which is due to open in Summer 2023. The launch of Nolinski Venice marks the group’s primary debut outside of France.


SH Hotels & Resorts appoints Robert Koren Senior Vice President & Area Managing Director of Europe

SH Hotels & Resorts, a sustainable hotel brand management company that operates 1 Hotels, Treehouse Hotels & Baccarat Hotels & Resorts, today announced the launch of their European Corporate office helmed by Robert Koren, who joins the company as Senior Vice President & Area Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East & Africa. The appointment highlights SH Hotels & Resorts accelerated growth and focus on expanding each brands footprint across the region.


Mauna Kea Resort appoints Diana Su as Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Top Hawai’i destination Mauna Kea Resort—comprised of the historic Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, the contemporary The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, and the luxury vacation rentals and residences at Mauna Kea Residences—is excited to announce the appointment of Diana Su as Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the entire Mauna Kea Resort portfolio. 

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