Raul Leal, Named Hispanic Hotel Owners Association Hotelier Of The Year
President of Tecton Hospitality and Desires Hotels Exemplifies Greatness
Leal recently spearheaded the effort for 27 associates to participate in Team Build, a Habitat for Humanity project, in raising a home. This is just one more example of a different type of hospitality exhibited by Leal which betters the community and strengthens the organizations' team spirit.
About Desires Hotels | Desires Hotels is a modern collection of independently created boutique hotels founded in 2005 as the boutique division of Tecton Hospitality. The cornerstone of The Desires brand is the company's ability to create hotels which are made in the vision of the owner / developer. Desires provides individual strategies focused on driving profits through sophisticated marketing techniques, including the "Your Desires" loyalty program, an innovative website, strong relationships with the travel trade, and strategic marketing partnerships. Desires branding success delivers profits by using a successful model of operational synergies, finance, sales and marketing, and human resource management. Desires Hotels offers a complete and comprehensive hotel management tailored to the needs of each property.
The Desires portfolio currently includes the award-winning 93 room, Sagamore Hotel, and the 87-room condo hotel The Strand Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, FL, the San Juan Water & Beach Club in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the 100-room Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, the 229-room Hotel Mela in New York City. Scheduled to open in late 2008 is the 63-room Betsy Hotel on Ocean Drive in South Beach.
To learn more about how Desires Hotels means business, visit or call 305.577.8484.