Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed Mike Lauria director of operations for Bonaventure Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort® located in Fort Lauderdale. Charles Reece, Benchmark’s general manager at the resort, made the announcement.
“It is with great pleasure that I announce Mike’s promotion at our resort,” said Mr. Reece. “He comes to his new position with a legacy of service and excellence at Bonaventure Resort & Spa. Mike is a wonderful example of Benchmark’s ‘Be The Difference’ service culture and of our company’s focus on building careers. This is a well-deserved honor for him!”
Mike Lauria was previously director of rooms for the award-winning Bonaventure. He has served the resort in several operational areas of increasing responsibility. Lauria began his career with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, working for properties in New York, Virginia, Florida and Aruba.
Mr. Lauria is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickenson University, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Management degree. He resides in Weston, Florida, with his family.
About Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Situated in the heart of the affluent Fort Lauderdale 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, the full service aLaya Spa, a championship PGA golf course 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 / Hollywood International Airport and offers guests easy access to area attractions, including the Sawgrass Mills Mall, Florida Everglades eco-adventures, and the BB&T Center home of NHL hockey, concerts and events , as well as nearby beaches. For more information or reservations, please visit www.BonaventureResortandSpa.com, “Like” us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @BonaventureFL.
About Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®
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