A tenured industry veteran, Rackliff is responsible for all aspects of operations at the hotel including an extensive lobby renovation, which is slated to finish by the fall of this year.
Rackliff's resume boasts more than 30 years with Hyatt. He has a proven track record as a highly motivated self-starter with strong leadership, financial management, analytical, problem solving, communication and persuasive presentation skills. Most recently, Rackliff served as general manager at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Albuquerque, N.M., where he recently led the property through an extensive renovation process. Before that, he served as a general manager at Hyatt Regency's in Calgary, Cincinnati and Milwaukee. He has deep Colorado roots, having received his bachelor's degree from the University of Denver and beginning his career at Grand Hyatt Denver.
Rackliff is also bringing along an adorable new Park Hyatt Beaver Creek mascot - Oreo, his six-year-old purebred Newfoundland. The pet-friendly resort is the perfect home for Oreo; he loves long walks in the mountains and gazing out of Park Hyatt Beaver Creek's floor-to-ceiling lobby windows.
Recent Appointments at Hyatt
11 July 2019 — With 25 years of hospitality experience, General Manager Anthony Duggan brings a wealth of expertise to L'Auberge de Sedona where he oversees the resort's day-to-day operations, including guest satisfaction, execution of strategic planning and forward-thinking property development.
11 July 2019 — Newly appointed Director of Sales Christi Windle brings nearly 30 years of strategic sales and hospitality experience to her role. Prior to L'Auberge de Sedona, she spent time in Breckenridge, Colo. where she worked for Vail Resorts, Copper Mountain, and Beaver Run Resort before moving to New Mexico where she held the position of director of sales and marketing at Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder; director of sales at Sandia Resort & Casino; general manager at the Inn at Santa Fe; and the director of sales and marketing at Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza.
11 July 2019 — Overseeing L'Auberge de Sedona's beverage program is Beverage Manager Ardi Dulaku, tasked with refreshing the resort's cocktail menus along with beer, wine, and spirits offerings at signature restaurant Cress on Oak Creek and ETCH Kitchen & Bar, which serves elevated casual classics.