Industry veteran brings depth of operational expertise to critical leadership position
PLANO, Texas , May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Aimbridge Hospitality, a leading global hospitality company, has welcomed travel and tourism industry veteran Mark Tamis to the role of President, Global Operations. The addition of Tamis represents Aimbridge’s commitment to and investment in providing an elevated management experience to hotel owners and creating memorable experiences for guests.
“Adding a seasoned leader with the breadth and depth of experience Mark brings to the team is an opportunity to continue to elevate our operational excellence,” said Michael J. Deitemeyer, Aimbridge President & CEO. “As Aimbridge continues to evolve, Mark’s expertise and leadership will empower our global operations team to further define industry best practices, partner with brands, ultimately add greater value for our owners and set new standards in the hospitality industry.”
Tamis joins Aimbridge with more than 35 years of hospitality leadership experience, including a diverse background in hotel, resort and cruise operations. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations at Royal Caribbean International, overseeing every aspect of hotel services across the global cruise line’s fleet and its private destinations, including all onboard revenue operations and food, beverage and entertainment offerings.
Prior to joining Royal Caribbean, Tamis served in a number of progressive roles across the travel and tourism industry with key industry leaders, including Carnival Cruise Line, Setai Hotels and Resorts, Ian Schrager Hotels, Morgans Hotel Group and Ian Schrager Company.
He began his career at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas after graduating from Cornell. During his 15-year tenure with the company, Tamis rose through Four Seasons’ leadership ranks and received awards and accolades for his contributions, including the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award at Four Seasons Properties in Newport Beach and Santa Barbara, California, and Nevis, West Indies.
“Beginning my career as a housekeeping supervisor 35 years ago, I’ve learned no detail is too small to overlook in the pursuit of operational excellence,” said Tamis. “The experiences I’ve had have allowed me to get to this moment and I look forward to applying my diverse skill sets and acumen for Aimbridge and its industry leading global operations team.”
To learn more about Aimbridge Hospitality, visit aimbridgehospitality.com.
About Aimbridge Hospitality
Aimbridge Hospitality is a leading, global hospitality company offering best-in-class hotel management services across a broad spectrum of franchised branded full service, select service, luxury hotels, destination resorts, convention centers and lifestyle hotels. Aimbridge’s premium portfolio represents over 1,500 properties in 50 states and 23 countries, inclusive of pipeline. With the most robust brand diversity in the industry, Aimbridge operates 84 lodging brands, in addition to more than 90 independent boutique/lifestyle hotels in the portfolio. As the world’s largest third-party operator, Aimbridge is dedicated to its mission to leverage its scale to add value for owners and opportunities for associates better than any other hotel operator. Aligned with a concentrated focus, agility, and expertise for each vertical, Aimbridge drives market success for hotels and optimizes investment returns for owners. Aimbridge Hospitality’s global headquarters is based in Plano, Texas, with additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Fargo, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. Evolution Hospitality, Aimbridge’s Lifestyle Division, is based in San Clemente, California. Aimbridge’s International Division, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has supporting offices across Europe in Amsterdam, Birmingham, and Glasgow. The company’s division in Mexico, Group Hotelero Prisma, has offices in Monterrey and Mexico City. For more information, visit www.aimbridgehospitality.com
SOURCE Aimbridge Hospitality