Verdayes Named GM, Melia Puerto Vallarta

MIAMI- Sol Melia Hotels & Resorts has named Ricardo Verdayes general manager of the Melia Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive Beach Resort, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Verdayes has been with Sol Melia for more than 10 years. He previously served as managing director of the Melia Caribe Resort and the Melia Tropical Resort, and as general manager for the Melia Cancun and Melia Turquesa resorts, both in Cancun, Mexico.

The Melia Puerto Vallarta is completing an $800,000 renovation program, which includes upgrades of all rooms, public areas, landscaping, gym, children s mini-club and computer systems. (9/1/00)