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Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve announces Marcel Kloet as General Manager

Marcel Kloet

Marcel Kloet joins Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve bringing two decades of luxury hospitality experience to the reserve estate.

DORADO BEACH, PUERTO RICO – Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve reinforces its commitment to delivering unparalleled service and luxury with the appointment of Marcel Kloet as General Manager. As a seasoned professional in the luxury hospitality industry with a track record of success, Marcel Kloet brings over twenty years of experience holding leadership positions at renowned establishments across Europe, Australia and Asia. He will serve at the helm of the exclusive ultra-luxury property in Puerto Rico, overseeing all operations and the estate’s business strategy.

In his early years, Marcel Kloet’s passion for service flourished while assisting his mother in the kitchen during the holidays. At 15, he took on a role in a small hotel restaurant, sparking a lifelong journey in the world of hospitality. Later, at 17, as a line chef in a 200-room hotel, he discovered a love for business management, prompting studies across Holland, Cyprus, Australia and Beijing. Beginning his formal studies in Holland, he completed a pre-internship in Cyprus and earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from the International Hotel College Management in Adelaide, Australia. His journey with Marriott International began during an internship in Beijing in 2008. Today, Kloet brings a wealth of expertise for the industry, cultivated during his previous roles as General Manager at The St. Regis Macao and Langkawi’s, to his first tenure with a Reserve property at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

Commenting on his new appointment, Marcel Kloet said, “As the new General Manager at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, I earnestly anticipate collaborating with our exceptional team to perpetuate the estate’s legacy of delivering deeply personal experiences and awe-inspiring service, where heartfelt care and craftsmanship are felt at every turn. Through our dedication to our team members, I am positive that we will attain new heights for discerning travelers from around the world and be able to contribute to the estate’s outstanding distinction as one of the esteemed Marriott International luxury brands.”

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