Industry Update
Appointment13 July 2021

Rhys O’Connell

Joined Nobu Hotel Miami Beach as Hotel Manager

Rhys O’Connell

The Nobu Hotel Miami Beach is excited to welcome new Hotel Manager, Rhys O'Connell.

Rhys joins the hotel team with over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry.

Most recently the General Manager of the Hotel Zephyr in San Francisco, Rhys has focused on creating an innovative and unique guest experience that exceeds guest expectations.

Nobu Hospitality LLC

Nobu is one of the premier luxury lifestyle brands in the world and is owned by Chef Nobu, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper. With operations spanning five continents, the Nobu brand thrives in many global capitals as a focal destination.
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