SAN DIEGO, CA (April 19, 2012) — LaTour Hotels and Resorts, which offers personalized luxury hospitality management services for four- and five-star properties worldwide, has announced that Jorge Castro has been named General Manager of Celeste Residences and Spa, Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico. With more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, exclusively in Mexico, Jorge Castro brings a wealth of expertise including Resort Operations, Resort Sales and Marketing, Food and Beverage and Mixed Used Operations to the small luxury resort. Most recently he served in the capacity of General Manager of Los Veneros Private Residences in Punta de Mita.
Located on its own private beach, Celeste offers the ultimate in serenity and privacy. The entire locale of Huatulco has been named as a Green Zone for the World Ecological Society. In accord with the World Ecological Society’s nomenclature, the setting for Celeste provides a small and exclusive natural sanctuary where an expansive stretch of smooth white sand beach meets a tropical jungle landscape and ecological reserve. Harmoniously combining the beauty of its location with the comforts and amenities of a world-class destination, the focal gathering point of Celeste Residences, is truly unparalleled. The Residence’s key words are “privacy, serenity and seclusion.” These concepts are furthered with the addition of a world class spa, fitness and yoga center, Poolside Bar and Grill, and the 1,800 bottle wine-cellared restaurant, Pur, the most elegant dining and wine experience in the entire region.
According to John Small, Vice Chairman, LaTour Hotels and Resorts, “This is the first LaTour Signature Resort to open. All of the Five LaTour brand pillars– Wine, Culinary, Entertainment, Wellness and Concierge are preeminently positioned for fortunate owners and guests.”
Within the deluxe and secure, gated community of Conejos, lodging selections include two and three bedroom residences ranging from 3,000 to 4,000 square feet with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The residences are resort retreats combining the comforts of home with pampering guest services and superb amenities. They are available for full, fractional and vacation rental opportunities.
With headquarters in San Diego and San Francisco, LaTour Hotels & Resorts offers customized, luxury hospitality management services for four- and five-star properties. The company’s goal is to make the ownership experience as unique, tailored and memorable as possible through superior service, distinctive amenities, imaginative activities and an obsessive attention-to-detail.
Offering services ranging from conceptual planning through marketing, sales, staffing and operations, LaTour Hotels & Resorts specializes in managing new and existing luxury fractional, private residence club, hotel, mixed-use and condo resort developments. The global company currently operates properties in the United States, Mexico and Thailand with expansion plans throughout Asia, South America and Europe. For more information: www.celesteresidencias.com or contact www.latourhotelsandresorts.com
Contact: John Small (619-683-2470)
Media: Georgi Bohrod (619) 255-1661