PEG Hospitality Group, the Utah-based, full-service hospitality company, announced Tuesday the appointment of Braden Nicholes to General Manager at The Advenire, Autograph Collection. Nicholes will oversee all aspects of day-to-day hotel operations, leading the team in delivering operational excellence and innovative guest experiences, according to a press release.
Nicholes was previously Assistant General Manager of The Advenire, officially transitioning to his new role as General Manager, replacing Hank Van Orden who was promoted to Regional Director of Full-Service Operations.
A native to Southern Utah, Nicholes graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management from Southern Utah University. His career in the field of luxury hospitality began early and has included destinations such as Park City, Utah, Sydney, Australia, and New Zealand. Previous roles include management positions at Marriott’s Summit Watch Park City as well as Vibe Hotel in Sydney, Australia.
“Braden has played an integral role at The Advenire since joining the team shortly after our grand opening in 2020, and we couldn’t be happier to see him take the reins as General Manager,” said Graydon Pearson, PEG Hospitality Group President. “He knows the hotel inside and out and has proven his ability to create a culture in which our associates feel genuinely valued. We are confident he is the perfect candidate to maintain the high standard of excellence that has been established at this property and carry it into the future.”