May 25, 2023
ST. LOUIS – The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, announced the appointment of Mr. Bosther Kusich as General Manager, effective May 20. With a career spanning 27 years in luxury hospitality, Kusich will oversee all operations for the 299-rooms and suites at the Forbes Four Star/AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel property in Downtown Clayton.
In his present role as General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, Kusich has overseen multi-million-dollar renovation projects all while navigating the ever-challenging labor market throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release. Throughout his career, Kusich has held numerous senior management positions, overseeing food and beverage and hotel operations at various properties, including, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix, and The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
Kusich’s passion for luxury hospitality began while holding leadership positions domestically and internationally, starting at the Aruba Marriott & Stellaris Casino. Kusich holds a B.S. Degree in Hotel Management and Tourism from the Central University in Venezuela, in addition to being multilingual in English, Spanish, and Papiamento.
“The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is an iconic landmark for hospitality and exceptional service within the city,” said Kusich. “I am honored to lead the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis and look forward to providing the highest level of operational service to our loyal guests.”
Kusich and his family look forward to joining the St. Louis community and discovering the Midwestern region.