Named Director of Operations
At Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel in Rancho Palos Verdes - CA, USA
Rodrigo Ibanez has been named Director of Operations for the 102-acre oceanfront resort. In his role at Terranea Resort, Ibanez will oversee the Front Office, Guest Services, Housekeeping, Laundry, Loss Prevention, Golf, Spa, and Retail teams. Ibanez was part of Terranea's pre-opening team in 2009, and went on to oversee the Front Office team before eventually taking on the Director of Rooms position. Ibanez returns to the iconic Southern California destination after most recently leading the Rooms division at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas from April 2016-August 2018. He has over 10 years in Rooms Division leadership roles throughout different brands and companies, including the Omni Los Angeles, the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, NJ, and the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Ibanez received a degree in Hotel Management and Hospitality from the International Buenos Aires Hotel and Restaurant School.