Azul Hospitality Group announced Wednesday the promotions of Alvaro Fraile to Chief Executive Officer and Mark Crisci to President of the organization.
Fraile joined the company in 2021 as Chief Operating Officer. He previously held senior positions with AC Hotels and Marriott International. He will provide oversight for all of Azul’s hospitality-related operations.
Crisci joined the company in 2014 as Chief Investment Officer. He previously held senior positions with several hospitality management firms and brands and will focus on the company’s administrative, legal, and business matters.
“Alvaro and Mark have extensive expertise and will continue providing industry-leading results,” said Rick Mansur, Executive Chairman of Azul Hospitality Group. “I am confident that they will ensure Azul, as a dynamic hospitality organization, properly serves our guests, team members, clients, and partners. I look forward to working alongside these two highly talented professionals as they oversee the operations of our company.”
Azul Hospitality Group, an award-winning lifestyle hospitality platform based in San Diego, CA, currently has 54 hotels under contract. Their hotels include over 8,000 guest rooms in the western and midwestern United States.