Richard Behr Named General Manager of Miramonte Resort & Spa
in Indian Wells, California
Indian Wells, Calif - Sept. 22, 2006 - Mark Hickey, senior vice president of operations for Destination Hotels & Resorts, recently announced the appointment of Richard Behr as general manager of Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif. In his new position, Behr will lead the resort's team and oversee more than $9 million in renovations this year.
Prior to his arrival at Miramonte Resort & Spa, Behr served as the general manager of the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, a Merv Griffin Hotel and positioned the property to compete in the upscale Scottsdale market.
also provided leadership for Arizona's Royal Palms Resort & Spa, a Destination Hotels & Resorts property.
Behr began his career in the hospitality industry at the Phoenician Resort in Phoenix, where he served in various roles including concierge manager, guest services manager and director of restaurants.
Behr's appointment as general manager at Miramonte Resort & Spa
return to Destination Hotels & Resorts
As General Manager Behr
will be overseeing more than 225 staff members, 215 rooms and a world-class spa at Miramonte
will also help complete the property's $9 million renovation, which will include a new 6,000 square-foot ballroom and 3,000 square-foot event lawn, as well as the new restaurant design.
"Miramonte Resort & Spa
is boutique in nature, catering to high-end seasoned travelers or groups seeking a tranquil, intimate experience with high levels of service and extraordinary culinary offerings," says Behr
Richard Behr Named General Manager of Merv Griffin's Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas / May 2004