Industry Update
Appointment17 October 2018

Martin Smith

Appointed Managing Director
At El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton , Puerto Rico

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Martin Smith

El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton announced the appointment of Martin Smith as managing director of the iconic beachfront property. Smith will bring more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry to the landmark 388-room property.

Prior to joining the El San Juan Hotel team, Smith was CEO and managing director of Bahía Beach Resort and Golf Club in Río Grande, Puerto Rico. In this executive position, Smith oversaw all aspects of that property, including the recovery efforts post Hurricane Maria.

Previous positions include director of operations at Belleview Biltmore Resort & Spa, where he was then promoted to general manager and managing director at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. Additionally, Smith has held a variety of positions in Hospitality Management focusing in Food & Beverage in the United States, United Kingdom, and Middle East.

In his new role at El San Juan Hotel, Smith will oversee all initiatives surrounding food and beverage, room management, revenue management, and sales and marketing.

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