Industry Update
Appointment 5 July 2018

Javier Beneyto

Appointed General Manager
At COMO Metropolitan London, United Kingdom

Javier Beneyto

Beneyto joins the team after successfully launching COMO's newest addition to the collection, COMO Uma Canggu in Bali. Born in Madrid, Javier Beneyto began his career at the Arabella Sheraton Hotel in Palma de Mallorca, while studying hotel management at universities in Spain and Germany. Since graduating he has held managerial positions at hotels across the Caribbean, North America and Europe. At the beginning of 2009, Beneyto became the Hotel Manager of the award-winning Villa Magna Hotel - a five-star Grand Luxe member of Leading Hotels of the World. Beneyto joined COMO Hotels and Resorts in 2012 as acting General Manager of COMO Cocoa Island in the Maldives before filling the same role in London at COMO The Halkin. He then moved to the United States as the opening General Manager of COMO's Metropolitan Miami Beach, before relocating to Bali.

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Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Javier Beneyto (Class of 2011) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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