Appointment24 March 2020
Arancibia has been part of the McKibbon family for 8 years and most recently served as General Manager for the 128-room Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Airport, where he managed 46 associates and all hotel operations. He began his hospitality career in 2007 as Task Force Support for Hilton Hotels, moving up to Operations Manager for Hampton Inn by Hilton in Melbourne and Orlando. Arancibia attended Florida International University, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Business Administration and Management.
During his leadership at Homewood Suites by Hilton, Arancibia led his team to achieve outstanding service scores which resulted in the property receiving Hilton's highest honor: the Connie Pride Award in Overall Hotel Performance for 2014, 2016 and 2017. He also guided the team into securing the top hotel for TripAdvisor City Ranking in Orlando. Arancibia spends his free time raising awareness for the LGBTQ+ community through a non-profit organization that assists Orange County residents with medical prevention causes.
Headquartered in Tampa, FL and Gainesville, Ga., McKibbon Hospitality creates memorable hospitality experiences that inspire brand and property loyalty. It's how we've grown into one of the largest (and most awarded) hotel development and management companies in the country.
Recent Appointments at McKibbon
1 September 2020 — McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Ram as its Vice President of Acquisitions.
Bringing more than 10 years of financial analysis expertise to McKibbon, Ram will be responsible for leading the charge as the family-owned and operated company moves into the acquisition space, managing deal sourcing, underwriting and investment analysis, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, transaction support, and investor relations.
12 August 2020 — McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, today announced the appointment of hospitality veteran Todd Kinney as General Manager of the new Hyatt House Tampa Avion Park. Upon completion, Kinney will be responsible for overseeing all operations for the 145-room, extended-stay hotel, which is slated to open at the end of this year.
25 May 2020 — Lindsay Gilmour, Guest Services Manager - Lindsay is no newcomer to the Marriott brand, having honed her management skills as a Management Trainee at the Courtyard by Marriott and a Guest Service Associate at Marriott Grande Vista Resort in Orlando.