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Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Latin America Division announced that industry veteran, Carl Emberson, has joined The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort as its new general manager. Emberson has a career in the hospitality industry spanning three decades. “Carl brings more than 25 years of experience and initiative to lead the team at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort,” said Sebastian Bustos-Rappa, vice president of human resources at Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Latin America Division. “He has a uniquely diverse background, including strong credentials as a successful hotelier and restaurateur, and has garnered a reputation in Latin America as an industry leader and innovator. Carl embraces the renowned St. Regis tradition of delivering the highest standards and providing impeccable, bespoke service for our guests.”
Emberson’s diverse background includes many years as a successful restaurateur and caterer in Argentina and Uruguay, including the AAA Five-Diamond restaurant, Carolina. Early in his career, he launched several notable restaurants in Buenos Aires, including La Pomme in Punta del Este; BICE Ristorante, the first restaurant to be opened in Puerto Madero; Due Ristorante; Valle de Las Lenas; and a catering business that served the area’s hotels and businesses.