FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS APPOINTS MICHAEL MUSARRA GENERAL MANAGER OF THE FAIRMONT DALLAS
Dallas, May 29, 2012
Mark Huntley, Regional Vice President, United States Central Region is pleased announce the appointment of Michael Musarra as General Manager of The Fairmont Dallas. In this role, Mr. Musarra will oversee the performance and operations of The Fairmont Dallas, the 545 room property in the Dallas Arts District, an award winning food and beverage portfolio and over 70,000 square feet of meeting space.
Mr. Musarra brings a wealth of domestic and international experience to the position, with a career spanning over 20 years in the hospitality industry. Early in his career, Mr. Musarra worked with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts; he later owned and operated a restaurant in France. In 1997, Mr. Musarra joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts, where he held a series of progressive executive positions throughout the Westin, Sheraton, and St. Regis brands, including Director, Rooms Division; Director, Six Sigma; Director, Food & Beverage; and Hotel Manager. In 2006, Mr. Musarra was appointed to Southern California Regional Operations at the St. Regis Resort in Monarch Beach, California.
Mr. Musarra joined Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in 2008 as Complex Director of Operations of The Fairmont Acapulco Princess and The Fairmont Pierre Marques. In 2010, he was appointed to his most recent position as Hotel Manager of The Fairmont San Francisco. Mr. Musarra holds a degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt in Statistical Analysis & Process Improvement, and holds numerous leadership and strategic certifications from Cornell University.
“Michael will be a wonderful leader for the talented team at The Fairmont Dallas,” said Mark Huntley, Regional Vice President. “As the former general manager of The Fairmont Dallas, the property is a special one to me, and I know that Michael’s strategic vision and his commitment to quality will ensure that the hotel is successful and maintains its prominence in the community.”
About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, which will arrive in destinations as diverse as Jaipur, Kyiv and Manila in 2012, is a celebrated collection of more than 60 luxury properties around the globe, including Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel, The Plaza in New York, and Makkah Clock Royal Tower in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The luxury brand's distinctive hotels offer a sense of heritage and sophistication, warm, engaging service and culturally rich experiences. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also recognized internationally for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with over 100 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel branded luxury private residences club, whole-ownership residences and serviced residences properties. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit fairmont.com.
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