Industry Update
Appointment17 February 2017

Nail Task

Appointed General Manager
At Big Cypress Lodge in Memphis - TN, USA

Nail Task Big Cypress Lodge, a wilderness-inspired hotel inside the 32-story Memphis Pyramid that is now a one-of-a-kind Bass Pro Shops retail and lifestyle experience from founder Johnny Morris, has announced the appointment of Nail Task as General Manager. With more than 15 years in hotel management, Mr Task has held key manager and food and beverage positions in some of the world’s most celebrated destinations including Napa Valley, Chicago, Switzerland and the coast of Turkey. Mr Task joins Big Cypress Lodge from Titanic Deluxe Hotel in Bodrum, Turkey, where he served as Assistant General Manager of this upscale seaside resort. Previously, Mr Task held management positions at luxury properties including The Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa Valley, Calif; The Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta, Ga.; and the InterContinental Hotel-Chicago O’Hare in Chicago, Ill. Mr Task holds a bachelor’s degree in hotel management from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, along with a higher diploma in hotel management and tourism from the Swiss Hotel Management School in Caux/Montreux, Switzerland, and a hospitality management diploma from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Motel Association in Caux/Montreux, Switzerland. A native of Turkey and an avid world traveler, Task speaks English, Turkish, German and French.

Bilkent University

Nail Task (Class of 0) is a graduate of Bilkent University in Bilkent, Ankara - Turkey
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