Named Hotel Manager
At Fisher Island Club in Fisher Island - FL, USA
Fisher Island Club CEO Bernard Lackner announced that Samuel Garcia has joined as the hotel manager of Fisher Island Club Hotel, a newly-renovated boutique hotel situated within the exclusive private island community located off Miami Beach, Florida.
Garcia brings to Fisher Island Club Hotel more than 15 years of world-class hospitality experience. In his new position at Fisher Island Club—which recently completed a $60 million renovation to its Hotel and luxurious amenities—he will focus on strengthening operations, while working to enhance the five-star guest experience.
Garcia has served on management teams for leading hospitality companies and hotels, including Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, and The Breakers Palm Beach. Most recently, he worked with Benchmark Hospitality Management in spearheading the operations management of the residential component of ONE Bal Harbour Resort and Spa.
He previously served as the liaison between Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) and De Soleil Management for the Z Ocean Hotel, where he was instrumental in elevating the hotel’s global standing within the IHG from No. 89 to No. 1, and achieved a 96.4 percent compliance rating on the IHG Inspection report. In 2010 and 2011, he also helped to rebrand the former Versace mansion on Miami Beach, Casa Casuarina, into an ultra-luxury boutique hotel known as The Villa by Barton G.