Born in Italy, Vito Romeo grew up in the southeast of France before his career saw him move between Europe, Asia and the USA, holding senior positions in multiple hospitality brands, including Rosewood, Ritz-Carlton and Shangri-la.
Doğuş Hospitality & Retail Group announce a new appointment at their infamous D Maris Bay, Datça Peninsula. Joining the resort as General Manager, Vito Romeo brings with him more than 30 years of hospitality experience, a passion for excellence and unquestionable enthusiasm for the luxury hospitality industry.
Born in Italy, Mr Romeo grew up in the southeast of France before his career saw him move between Europe, Asia and the USA, holding senior positions in multiple hospitality brands, including Rosewood, Ritz-Carlton and Shangri-la. From 2018, he was Managing Director at Rosewood Sanya, before working at the Iconic Rosewood Beijing, where he played an instrumental role in the hotel’s success.
During his time as General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, Mr Romeo successfully built the hotel into a benchmark for luxury hotels in the Chengdu market; and prior to this he accumulated solid hospitality management knowledge and skills at Shangri-La Bosphorus Istanbul and Shangri-La Vancouver. Holding a degree in hospitality management from the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France, Mr Romeo is also a graduate of Cornell University’s general managers program, before beginning his hospitality career as an apprentice chef at La Coupole Hotel Mirabeau in Monte Carlo.
Over the next decade he progressed through both kitchen and food & beverage management roles in leading luxury hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants in Monaco, Paris, London and New York City. His comprehensive experiences of hotel operations, with a particular passion for food and beverage, include close working relationships with legendary chefs Alain Ducasse and Joel Robuchon.
Mr Romeo, new General Manager at D Maris Bay Datça Peninsula said: “I am delighted to join the team at the world-class D Maris Bay Datça Peninsula. As a globally-renowned destination, I look forward to sharing my passion and experience within the hospitality industry, to ensure we continue to deliver unforgettable and unmatched experiences to our guests for many years to come.”
D Maris Bay is a hidden paradise set within the incredible nature of the Datça Peninsula, where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean. An ideal escape for high profile guests and yacht owners, it is home to five private and secluded private beaches. The hotel offers exceptional dining experiences, outstanding accommodation with sophisticated interior design as well as excellent wellness and fitness offerings.
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