By the Caribbean Journal staff
The W Retreat and Spa in Vieques has named Nathalie Urban its new general manager, Starwood announced.
She joins the property after most recently working at the Presidente InterContinental Cancun resort.
“Nathalie’s experience and proven track record operating world class resorts will be instrumental to the long-term success of W Vieques, one of the most unique properties in the Starwood portfolio worldwide,” said Jean-Marc Janod, Vice-president of Operations, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Latin America and Caribbean. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our team, and are certain that under her leadership W Vieques will reinforce its position as the leading hotel in the island.”
Urban’s previous stints include Hyatt Hyatt Hotels & Resorts EAME Divisional Marketing Center in Switzerland, and Hyatt Regency La Manga in Spain, among others.
The 156-room W Vieques is located on the island of Vieques, a short flight from mainland Puerto Rico.