PLANO, Texas. — Aimbridge Hospitality has appointed Mark Tamis to the role of president, Global Operations.
Tamis brings more than 35 years of hospitality leadership experience to his new role, including a diverse background in hotel, resort and cruise operations. Most recently, he served as senior vice-president of Hotel Operations at Royal Caribbean International, overseeing every aspect of hotel services across the global cruise line’s fleet and its private destinations. Prior to joining Royal Caribbean, Tamis served in a number of roles across the travel and tourism industry, including Carnival Cruise Line, Setai Hotels and Resorts, Ian Schrager Hotels, Morgans Hotel Group and Ian Schrager Company.
“Adding a seasoned leader with the breadth and depth of experience Mark brings to the team is an opportunity to continue to elevate our operational excellence,” says Michael J. Deitemeyer, president and CEO, Aimbridge Hospitality. “As Aimbridge continues to evolve, Mark’s expertise and leadership will empower our global operations team to further define industry best practices, partner with brands, ultimately add greater value for our owners and set new standards in the hospitality industry.”
“Beginning my career as a housekeeping supervisor 35 years ago, I’ve learned no detail is too small to overlook in the pursuit of operational excellence,” says Tamis. “The experiences I’ve had have allowed me to get to this moment and I look forward to applying my diverse skill sets and acumen for Aimbridge and its industry leading global operations team.”