Industry Update
Appointment13 March 2020

Thomas Fraher

Appointed General Manager
At The Don CeSar in St. Pete Beach - FL, USA

Thomas Fraher

The Don CeSar, widely known as Florida's iconic Pink Palace®, and its sister property the Beach House Suites, proudly welcome Thomas Fraher as the new General Manager Fraher will oversee budgets, daily operations, sales and marketing efforts, and lead the 92-year old landmark through its multi-phased renovations which will conclude at the end of the year.

Fraher joins the team most recently from Viceroy Hotel Group and has also served as General Manager at properties such as The Donovan, Carlyle Hotel, Hotel Palomar, Nine Zero in Boston, and Lorien Hotel & Spa in the DC metro area. In addition to his robust track record of financial success, team satisfaction, and guest service, Thomas' passion for hospitality is demonstrated in how he creates memorable moments for hotel guests and his team members alike. In previous roles he introduced tailored wellness programs, such as a "Running with the GM" experience where he would lead a run for hotel guests and staff through his favorite local trails.

Fraher received his bachelor's degree in Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management from Penn State University. When Thomas isn't rolling up his sleeves at work, he enjoys long scenic runs and looks forward to exploring the famous beaches of St. Pete by foot.

Penn State University

Thomas Fraher (Class of 1995) is a graduate of Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania - United States
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