• NEWLY OPENED AC HOTEL PHOENIX BILTMORE ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBERS

     
    POSTED February 5, 2019
     

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.

There are several new appointments to announce in the U.S. Mountain West’s hospitality industry. Here are the latest of interest to the meetings and events industry. 

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, Utah 

Jeff Olpin, the new general manager of Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City

 

After serving as director of food and beverage at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino more than a decade ago, David Lockard returns to the Lake Tahoe community as general manager of the 405-room Resort at Squaw Creek, a luxury Lake Tahoe resort located in California’s Olympic Valley and featuring 33,000 square feet of indoor and 14,780 square feet of outdoor event space. 

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to kassidy.tarala@tigeroak.com.

Nigel Boschetti was recently hired as the executive chef of New York Marriott Marquis.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role?