Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Jim Mauer general manager of Bonaventure Resort & Spa, located in Fort Lauderdale. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s chief operating officer, made the announcement.
“I am very pleased to welcome Jim to Benchmark’s leadership team at Bonaventure Resort & Spa,” said Mr. Champion. “Having spent a number of years within the Fort Lauderdale market, Jim comes to his new role with vast market intelligence, as well as key contacts that will help make a difference in Bonaventure’s business as we position the resort as an independent entity.”
Jim Mauer brings significant experience within the Fort Lauderdale and southern Florida markets to his new position. He was previously general manager of the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale. During this time, he simultaneously served as executive liaison to the company’s franchised properties throughout the Fort Lauderdale area. Mr. Mauer, who began his hospitality career working within food & beverage, has also held general manager positions for hotels and resorts in Ohio and Michigan. Mauer and his family reside in Fort Lauderdale.
About Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Situated in the heart of the affluent neighborhood of Weston, Florida, Bonaventure Resort & Spa delivers an unparalleled resort experience that offers guests well-appointed accommodations, gourmet culinary options and a world-class spa. The AAA Four Diamond Resort, which became part of Benchmark Hospitality International’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in September 2012, features 500 spacious guestrooms and suites, four swimming pools, fitness center, full service spa and multiple dining options, including the acclaimed AAA Four Diamond Ireland’s Steakhouse. Conveniently located just west of Greater Fort Lauderdale, the resort is just a short drive from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and offers guests easy access to area attractions including the nearby beaches, Florida Everglades, Sawgrass Mills Mall and Bank Atlantic Center. For more information or reservations, please visit www.BonaventureResortandSpa.com, “Like” us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @BonaventureFL.
About Benchmark Hospitality International
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Resorts & HotelsSM. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. The company's eastern regional office is in New Jersey, western regional office is in Washington, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark's properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.