• NEWLY OPENED AC HOTEL PHOENIX BILTMORE ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBERS

     
    POSTED February 5, 2019
     

    Photo courtesy of AC Hotel Phoenix Biltmore

The recently opened AC Hotel Phoenix Biltmore, part of the design-led European lifestyle Marriott hotel brand, has announced the appointment of David Belk as general manager and Mike Carvelo as director of sales and marketing. 
 
With more than 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Belk joins AC Hotel Phoenix Biltmore as its general manager by way of the AC Hotel Tempe where he served as the director of operations as well as food and beverage director. Belk has assisted in opening more than 10 AC Hotels. Prior to joining Marriott, Belk honed his management skills in positions for restaurant and hospitality brands. In his new role at AC Hotel Phoenix Biltmore, Belk will oversee all operational aspects of the 160-room property and ensure overall guest satisfaction. 

Mike Carvelo began his career in the industry in 2005 with an operations role at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Carvelo joined the Marriott family in 2011 and had the opportunity to work with both Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn properties. In 2016, Carvelo joined the AC Hotel Tempe before coming on board for the opening of AC Hotel Phoenix Biltmore as the director of sales and marketing. 
 
AC Hotel Phoenix Biltmore features the brand’s signature AC Lounge designed for collaborating and relaxing, the AC Kitchen where a popular European-style breakfast spread is served, the AC Library providing a quiet space to work, plus 5,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

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