Three Appointments to Know

NATIONAL REPORT—Hotel Business has been following appointments in the industry. Here’s what we found:

Benchmark Appoints Jay Rocha VP of Operations
Benchmark Hospitality has appointed Jay Rocha VP of operations. Jay Rocha was previously GM of Cheyenne Mountain Resort, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Prior to this, he held senior leadership and GM positions at properties in destinations throughout the United States, including Orlando, Florida, Richardson, Texas, and Denver, Colorado, among others.

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Partners With Nora Tobin
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Nora Tobin, naming the health and wellness leader as the brand’s wellness ambassador. This partnership stems from JW Marriott’s commitment to the guest passion of well-being, offering busy business and leisure travelers alike new ways to live healthy, fulfilling lives on the road. The collaboration introduces elevated and approachable ways to exercise both body and mind.

Montage International Appoints VP of Acquisitions, Development
Montage International has appointed Vai Cahoon to the position of VP of acquisitions and development. In this role, Cahoon will support the acquisitions and development team in the continued growth of Montage International, including both the Montage Hotels & Resorts and Pendry Hotels brands.