W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, plans to open the highly anticipated W Nashville in the Gulch in early 2021, adding to the Brand's packed line-up of extraordinary new hotels across the United States and beyond. Hospitality industry and W Hotels veteran David Cronin has been named General Manager of W Nashville and will launch the vastly programmed and local-centric new concept immersed in music, culture and dining.
Cronin joins W Nashville from W Scottsdale, where he served as General Manager for the awardwinning hotel producing its iconic pool parties where guests and locals alike soak up the dynamic scene. Cronin has spanned the globe and served as General Manager for numerous luxury lifestyle hotels, including the stylish W Minneapolis − The Foshay, Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis and Marriott Stanton South Beach. His unique approach and deep understanding of the importance of specialized guest experiences for the W Brand makes him the ideal candidate for the first newly realized W hotel to the market.
Recent Appointments at Marriott
19 January 2021 — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences in Amman has recently named Tareq Derbas as General Manager ahead of its opening in 2021. The latest appointment was one of the final directives of the late Chairman of Al Eqbal Real Estate Development and Hotels, Tawfiq Fakhouri, whose careful selection of seasoned professionals underlined his ambitious vision to deliver unmatched prestigious properties that leave a special mark on Amman's skyline.
12 January 2021 — Jacqueline "Jackie" Volkart has been appointed dual general manager at The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Miami Beach, including the newly re-imagined, 376-room Ritz-Carlton, South Beach and the 95-room Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour.
11 January 2021 — The Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos, is pleased to announce that John Hazard has been appointed General Manager of the highly anticipated resort, slated to debut in Summer 2021. John is a passionate global hotelier with over 19 years of hotel management experience across the United Kingdom, Middle East and the Caribbean.