Ensemble Hotel Partners Appoints Greg Guthrie as General Manager at Hotel Maya – a Doubletree by Hilton

As a 30-Year Veteran of the Hospitality Industry, Guthrie Brings a Unique Skill Set and Incomparable Success to the Southern California Waterfront Property

USA, Long Beach, California. December 11, 2018

Ensemble Hotel Partners today announced the appointment of Greg Guthrie as General Manager for Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton.

Ensemble Hotel Partners in Long Beach, Calif., owns and manages Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton.

Guthrie now oversees the operation of the 199-room resort that includes Fuego, the 226-seat Latin infused indoor-outdoor restaurant and lounge; and 30,000 square-feet of indoor-outdoor meetings and events space that includes the Lagunita waterfront pavilion and Vista Del Mar pre-function, outdoor area.

"Greg will hit-the-ground running in his new position as General Manager. He served Hotel Maya well for several years as Hotel Manager and his years of experience are invaluable," says Kristi Allen, Vice President of Hotel Operations at Ensemble Hotel Partners. "As a veteran of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand and Hotel Maya, he has a firm grasp on the unique requirements necessary to maintain the synergy of the corporate and boutique entities."

From 2015 to 2018, Guthrie was General Manager at the 225-room DoubleTree by Hilton Carson, a full service suburban hotel with 7,500-square-feet of banquet space. Under his leadership, the property was a Top 5 percent rated guest service hotel Doubletree Americas. His management staff was recognized as the Sales Team of the Year 2015, Doubletree by Hilton, Americas; and Travel with Purpose Award 2017 Doubletree by Hilton, Americas.

Guthrie spent the previous four years as Hotel Manager at Hotel Maya. His responsibilities included overseeing all Hotel operations including food and beverage and the rooms department.

Prior to Hotel Maya, Guthrie has held a variety of hotel positions including Director of Food and Beverage at Kyoto Grand Hotel in Los Angeles and Sheraton Cerritos in Cerritos, Calif. His hospitality career has taken him from San Diego and San Francisco to Chicago and Columbus.

He received a Bachelor of Science, Business Management and Marketing, from Northern Michigan University. Guthrie has completed several training and certificate programs including CARE President DoubleTree Guest Service; Train the Trainer DoubleTree Hotels; Service Champion Starwood Hotels and Resorts; Customer Focused Catering I & II Hilton Corporation; and Hilton Internal Control.

Hotel Maya - a Doubletree by Hilton is a full-scale resort featuring a Latin American-inspired property with a distinctive Southern California combination of spectacular, oceanfront views amidst 14 acres of lush, tropical gardens dotted with 500 palm trees in a modern, open-air setting, along with the largest man-made beach in Long Beach, "Playa at the Maya."

And to fulfill the culinary call, there's Fuego restaurant, the modern, Latin infused indoor-outdoor restaurant and lounge, that offers a unique seaside setting featuring 13-foot-tall glass walls that fully retract with seating inside and on the patio area. Fuego's stunning open-air views include the Pacific Ocean, Long Beach skyline and Queen Mary.

Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton is located at 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802. For additional information or to make room reservations, please call 562-435-7676, visit http://www.hotelmayalongbeach.com or like http://www.facebook.com/hotelmaya.


Greg Guthrie, General Manager at Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton
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