Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta Gets New GM

The Villa Group has announced the appointment of Roland Bernard to the position of general manager for its 560-room Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta. Originally from France and Mexican by nationality, Bernard has 28 years of tourism industry experience. He joins the property following responsibilities as general manager of the Crowne Plaza Nuevo Laredo for InterContinental Hotels Group. He previously served as general manager of the Mayan Sea Garden Mazatlan, and as managing director of the all-inclusive Blue Bay Resorts on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Mexico and Costa Rico. Travel agents can contact Bernard at rbernard@villagroup.com.