Appointment18 February 2020
Aaron R. Oquendo
Appointed General Manager
At AC Hotel Fort Worth - TX, USA
AC Hotel Fort Worth, a key addition to Tarrant County's hospitality market, has hit some key milestones on its way to a planned early fall 2020 opening. This includes the Appointment of Aaron R. Oquendo as general manager.
Aaron R. Oquendo, as AC Hotel Fort Worth's general manager, has 18 years' hospitality leadership experience in a variety of roles at several world-class properties, including The Palazzo at The Venetian in Las Vegas and Disney Cruise Line. He most recently oversaw Jackson-Shaw's three Marriott brand hotels and a full-service conference center within Cascades at The Colony. In his role as general manager for the AC Hotel Fort Worth, Oquendo will be responsible for guiding the hotel and staff through the opening and continued daily operations.
Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-5 operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels and resorts in 36 states in the US and 5 provinces in Canada. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG.
Recent Appointments at Crescent
28 June 2021 — Marriott Owings Mills Metro Centre, a new Marriott hotel managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts opening this fall in Owings Mills, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ashlyn Pulvermiller as General Manager.
15 June 2021 — The Westin Tempe, the largest new hotel to debut in Tempe, Ariz. in nearly four decades, has appointed Patti Hunt as the general manager ahead of their late summer opening.As the general manager of The Westin Tempe, Patti Hunt is a veteran of the hospitality industry with over three decades of experience successfully launching and managing luxury hotels within the portfolios of some of the world's leading hotel brands.
4 June 2021 — The Opus, Westchester, an Autograph Collection Hotel debuted April 15th with its newly appointed General Manager, luxury hospitality veteran Elizabeth Andrews, at the helm. In her new role, the former modern dancer turned hotel operator will oversee all aspects of the new luxe, artistically forward urban retreat and its daily operations including the 146 guestrooms and 38 luxury suites, food and beverage offerings, immersive programming, indoor rooftop pool and 10,000 square feet of meeting space.