April 3, 2023
ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Manny Belete has been appointed the resort manager of North Georgia’s award-winning Barnsley Resort, operated by Davidson Resorts. In this role, Belete will provide strategic leadership and oversee operations of Barnsley Resort’s 140 guest rooms and suites spread out among the 55-room Inn and 39 free-standing cottages, The Spa, resort recreation, and on-site food and beverage.
With over 20 years of experience at world-class resort destinations, Belete joins the Barnsley Resort team from Camp Creek Inn & Golf Club in Watersound, Florida, where he served as general manager. Prior to that, he was the club house manager at Mid Ocean Club in St. George’s, Bermuda, the director of food & beverage at Bakers Bay Golf and Ocean Club in Great Guana Cay, Bahamas, and the general manager of the Bull & Bear restaurant at Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, Florida. Additionally, Belete acted as club house manager at Palmetto Bluff Club, Bluffton, South Carolina, and the director of restaurants & outlets (Georgian Room) at Sea Island Resorts in Sea Island, Georgia.
“Barnsley Resort is known for many iconic elements, and its guest experience is at the top of the list,” said Belete. “I’m honored to be managing this historic resort and to have my hand in creating a personalized experience for each and every one of Barnsley Resort’s guests and community members.”
“Manny is a hospitality industry veteran, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the Barnsley Resort team,” said David Friederich, president of Barnsley Resort. “Having served such highly regarded properties both domestically and in the Caribbean, he brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership. He will play an integral role as we expand resort accommodations, amenities and memorable experiences.”