Feed: Actual Travel News
Posted on: Sunday, April 28, 2013 22:27
Author: Actual Travel News
Subject: AMResorts Names Felip Chief Operating Officer
AMResorts appointed Gabriel Felip as its new COO. He will be responsible for streamlining operations across AMResorts' three destination markets: the Caribbean, Mexico Caribbean and Pacific Coast. In addition, he will oversee all corporate positions that support the company's properties daily operations.
"AMResorts has grown incredibly fast in the last few years, and the recent Bain Capital investment will only accelerate the speed of the company's expansion," said Gonzalo del Peon, President of AMResorts. "The executive team is taking proactive steps to streamline all processes and procedures and increase efficiencies. Investing in key players like Gabriel, who not only share our vision and business goals, but also bring tremendous experience and insights, will contribute to our mission to strategically grow the AMResorts business."
Based out of Cancun, Felip has more than 30 years of hospitality and tourism experience. Prior to joining AMResorts, he served as managing director and COO of Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, where he was directly responsible for the operations of 24 hotels throughout the Caribbean and Spain. Previously, Felip was President and COO of Occidental Hotels & Resorts worldwide.
AMResorts' currently has 32 resorts under six brands in 11 destinations throughout Mexico, Jamaica, Curacao and the Dominican Republic.