Industry Update
Appointment 6 October 2021

David Kohlasch

Appointed General Manager
At Banyan Cay Resort & Golf, a Destination by Hyatt hotel in West Palm Beach - FL, USA

David Kohlasch

Banyan Cay Resort & Golf, a 250-acre new-build property in southeast Florida's West Palm Beach, announces the appointment of David Kohlasch as general manager. Kohlasch will lead the project toward its planned 2022 opening.

Kohlasch joins Banyan Cay as general manager of both the resort and golf club. A seasoned hotelier with more than two decades of experience in independent and branded hospitality operations, he arrives at Banyan Cay from Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark in Monticello, New York. There, Kohlasch oversaw the pre-opening and opening phases for the robust development that employed more than 500 individuals and recorded over $40 million in annual revenues. Prior to his tenure at Kartrite, Kohlasch led operations for a collection of Sonesta properties in St. Louis, Atlanta, and Baltimore; a Flik International portfolio of 15 hotels, conference centers, and private clubs across the U.S.; as well as Benchmark's AAA Four Diamond-rated Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, VA with nearly 300 guest rooms, a private golf club with 45 holes, multiple food and drink outlets, a full-service spa, and 50,000 square-feet of meeting and event space. Kohlasch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel administration from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

David Kohlasch (Class of 1984) is a graduate of University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in Las Vegas, Nevada - United States
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