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Capella Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas has appointed Shirley Dunn Hanks director of sales and marketing. Prior to joining Capella Pedregal, Hanks worked for seven years in the same capacity at Rosewood’s Mansion on Turtle Creek, where she was responsible for branding and marketing and launching such new spaces as the property’s Crescent Spa.

Encantado, an Auberge Resort in Santa Fe, has a new general manager, Martin Nicholson, who brings to the position experience in national and international luxury resort operations. Most recently, he served as managing director at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA. Prior to that, he was general manager at The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica.

El San Juan Hotel & Casino, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Puerto Rico, has appointed George Garcia general manager. Garcia most recently served as general manager of the Harvard Hotel & Club of New York. Garcia began his career in room operations and food & beverage at a Four Seasons Hotel in Canada.

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