The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa welcomed Tom Tabler as the new general manager, responsible for overseeing the 450-acre property. As general manager, Tabler brings his knowledge and leadership to the 800+ room property, which houses one of the region's largest full-service spas, The Biggest Loser Resort program, championship golf courses, restaurants and more.
Tabler began his hospitality career over 29 years ago in the front office with Marriott and has held management and leadership positions in operations, revenue management and sales and marketing. This is his fourth general manager assignment with four different brands within Marriott.
Throughout his career, Tabler has worked in numerous Southern California properties as general manager and led sales and marketing teams. Tabler holds many responsibilities including Chairman of the Board for the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau, Chairperson of the Marriott Business Council for the Coachella Valley, Board Member of Marriott’s Convention and Resort Network and Board Member of the Town Hall Speaker Series. Most recently, Tabler held the position of general manager at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa. In the last few years, the resort increased group room night production by 40 percent and noted record-breaking house profit.
JW Marriot Desert Springs Resort & Spa is located in the heart of California's Coachella Valley. The resort's 884 guestrooms and suites are located in wings surrounding swimming pools, lakes, fairways, and gardens. The guestrooms include separate tubs and showers, iHome audio systems and private balconies. For wellness, the resort offers a 38,000-square-foot spa and several recreational facilities.