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Acqualina Resort & Spa Appoints Tamir Kobrin as Managing Director of the Five Star Florida Resort

November 5, 2013 Appointments / Movers & Shakers No Comments Email Email

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, South Florida’s ultra-luxury resort, is pleased to announce Tamir Kobrin has been appointed Managing Director of the Forbes Travel Guide Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Award winning resort.

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Tamir Kobrin

In his new role at Acqualina, Kobrin will oversee all aspects of the resort and condominium operations, facilities management, guest experiences, and employee enrichment. Kobrin is well versed on setting benchmarks for guest satisfaction, revenue growth and market share penetration. His hands-on, lead-by-example management style is one of transformational and inspirational leadership that teaches and guides employees to achieve and deliver excellence through the practices of consistency and dedication. Kobrin’s performance recognition includes acknowledgment from Condé Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Robb Report, and Trip Advisor Choice Award Winner for 2013.

“We are pleased to welcome Tamir to our outstanding team,” says Deborah Yager Fleming, Vice Chairman and Principal. “He is exceptionally capable of ensuring that we continue to deliver unparalleled service and unrivaled value to our hotel guests and residents. Tamir’s leadership and proven track record of high quality standards and implementation of strategic vision will be an invaluable asset to Acqualina.”

“Tamir’s success in the luxury hotel industry will assist our flagship hotel and maintain its position as a world-class destination resort and competitive edge as the luxury hotel market performance leader,” adds Jules Trump, Chairman of Acqualina Management. “A hotel operator with Tamir’s qualifications can allow the ownership to expand the Acqualina brand through new real estate ventures.”

Fluent in five languages, Kobrin is an internationally regarded hospitality executive with nearly 20 years of experience working for luxury hospitality brands. He has held management positions at prestigious hotel groups such as Raffles, Mandarin Oriental, and Ritz Carlton. Kobrin’s experiences include Italy, Israel, Switzerland, Cambodia, Hong Kong and New York City. Immediately prior to joining Acqualina, Kobrin was General Manager at The Leela Palace in New Delhi, India. While at The Leela Palace, Kobrin directed a team of more than 800 and managed the $450 million completion of the state-of-the art, gold LEED certified property.

Kobrin has earned a diploma in hotel management from Les Roches Hotel Management School and followed this up with a senior development programme at Cornell University.

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