Southern California Fairmont Gets New General Manager

Here's a name to remember for Southern California's luxury hotel scene: Karl Kruger has been named general manager of The Fairmont Newport Beach.

Kruger most recently specialized in strategic repositioning, asset management and business development through proprietary consultancy firm, KK Hospitability. His client roster included Port Royal Resort in conjunction with Panetiere Marketing Advisors and non-profit PS Resorts. Prior to that, he worked for Noble House Hotels & Resorts as Vice-President and Managing Director at Riviera Palm Springs, and Managing Director at The Edgewater/Hotel Deca in Seattle where he was instrumental in earning the property’s first ever AAA Four Diamond status.

Kruger began his career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide - Sheraton Corporation; during his tenure with Sheraton he held positions included Catering Manager, Director of Food & Beverage, Hotel Manager and General Manager.

For more information, visit www.fairmont.com/newport-beach.
 

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