May 28, 2014
Atlantic Hotel Inc. (AHI) has the great pleasure to announce the appointment by Marriott International Inc. of Mr. Roberto Grisi as General Manager of the Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown. Roberto will assume his new role effective June 1, 2014.
Roberto began his Marriott career in 1985 as Banquet Manager at the Washington Dulles Renaissance Hotel. He was Director of Food & Beverage at various Marriott properties spanning fourteen years and in 1999 he was promoted to Director of Operations and then Hotel Manager at the Casa Magna Marriott in Cancun.
Roberto was appointed General Manager in 2002 of the Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino in Santo Domingo. Subsequent General Manager roles include the JW Marriott Caracas Hotel, and Venezuela Country Manager overseeing the operations of the JW Marriott Caracas, the Marriott Venezuela Playa Grande Hotel, and the Renaissance Caracas La Castellana. Presently, Roberto is General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba where he successfully opened the hotel in 2013.
Roberto brings to the position 29 years of industry experience. During his tenure in Venezuela he was successful in creating a cluster office for Reservations, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Revenue Management and Engineering resulting in increased revenue and maximized profits year after year despite the adverse economic, political, and social conditions of the country. Over the course of his career Roberto has received several leadership and sales and marketing awards. Most recently, he was awarded a Mustang Award in recognition of his ability to overcome adversity.
Roberto is a graduate of LaSalle Schools, La Paz, Bolivia where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities. He is fluent in Spanish and English.