The Villa Group Resort collection in Mexico recently announced the appointment of Paul Moreno as vice president of hotel operations and Victor Gomez as general manager of Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa in Loreto.
Moreno, a 26-year veteran of the hospitality industry, has held tenures in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Mexican Riviera.
Most recently, Moreno was the general manager and director of operations at Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa at the Islands of Loreto. He also worked for Villa Group Resorts Collection as the vice president of operations at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta from 1998 to 2003.
As vice president of hotel operations, Moreno’s responsibilities include managing nine beach resorts in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Loreto with a total of 2,283 rooms and more than 2,500 employees; restructuring the sales and marketing department for the properties and negotiating new airlift to Loreto.
Gomez, a Mexican hospitality veteran of 18 years, has worked in Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco and Huatulco. He comes to Villa Group Resorts Collection from Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa, where he served as general manager for four years. In his new role as general manager of Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa in Loreto, Gomez will be accountable for all day-to-day hotel operations.
Gomez has extensive experience in opening resorts, creating gastronomic concepts of all food and beverage outlets, designing spa concepts, increasing guest satisfaction scores and managing budget.