Industry Update
Appointment 3 July 2020

Doug Ridge

Appointed General Manager
At JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa - TX, USA

Doug Ridge

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is proud to announce that Doug Ridge has been appointed as the resort's new general manager for the 1,002-room resort. Ridge joined the resort team in March 2020 after previously serving as the general manager for Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

Excited to begin his journey in San Antonio, Ridge brings an strong background and impressive expertise to the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Ridge has more than 35 years in the hospitality industry, having served in nearly all hotel and resort departments.

Ridge began his hospitality career as a housekeeping manager at the Tan-Tar-A Resort at Lake of the Ozarks, MO and demonstrated outstanding leadership and management as he advanced through a variety of roles in operations. Ridge served as a general manager for Marriott, Westin, Sheraton and Gaylord brands, all within Marriott's Convention and Resort Network of Hotels in Chicago, Orlando, Boston and Washington D.C.

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University of New Hampshire (Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics)

Doug Ridge (Class of 1985) is a graduate of University of New Hampshire (Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics) in Durham, New Hampshire - United States
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