Industry Update
Appointment20 October 2020

Steven Szenasi

Appointed General Manager
At The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley in Scottsdale - AZ, USA

Steven Szenasi

The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is pleased to announce that Mr. Steven Szenasi has been appointed general manager ahead of the resort's late 2021 opening.

As the first Ritz-Carlton to be built in North America in over a decade and the centerpiece of the $2 billion, 122-acre luxury master-planned development of The Palmeraie, The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is positioned to become a flagship property for The Ritz-Carlton brand. Szenasi brings with him exceptional expertise in luxury hotel operations as well as celebrated success across The Ritz-Carlton portfolio.

In his most recent role as general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, the hotel was awarded the prestigious Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond Awards, while accomplishing the rare distinction of earning a second Forbes Five-Star award for The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain. Szenasi's leadership contributed to the resort's superior performance.

Szenasi's celebrated career spans twenty-five years and comprises an impressive list of global luxury hotels within The Ritz-Carlton brand.

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