Four Seasons Vail Gets New General Manager


Four Seasons Resort Vail has a new general manager: Mark Herron is replacing veteran hotelier Hans Willimann, who is retiring after 33 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Having been with the company for 24 years, Herron joins Four Seasons Resort Vail from Four Seasons Resort Whistler, where he has served as general manager since 2008.

Herron joined Four Seasons in August of 1988 as Club Manager of the Sports Club at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas where he helped direct 12 Byron Nelson PGA tournaments. In January 2000, he was appointed Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Houston, where he assisted with the launch of the Hotel's award winning restaurant, Quattro. Later, he moved to the former Four Seasons Olympic Hotel in Seattle, before transferring to the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, where he oversaw a $200 million renovation. In June 2006, he returned to Four Seasons Hotel Houston. In September of 2008, Herron was appointed general manager of Four Seasons Resort Whistler, where he led the Whistler team to its fifth consecutive AAA Five Diamond rating.

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