Resort Announces New General ManagerSonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in Sint Maarten has announced Armando Pizzuti as new General Manager, effective immediately.
A well-traveled and exemplary hotelier, Mr. Pizzuti brings more than 30 years of experience in hotel and restaurant management in the United States, Italy and Caribbean islands, including Jamaica and Antigua.
“I am thrilled to continue my Caribbean journey with Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino,” Mr. Pizzuti says. “Leading the resort team, I aspire to encourage their creativity, inspiration and passion for hospitality. This will be the key component in promoting the overall guest experience.”
As personal recipient of the Prestigious 5 Star Diamond Award, Mr. Pizzuti promises to maintain his “Sterling Service” in the hospitality industry in all departments of Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, ranging from resort upkeep, service and dining, to societal contributions.
Most recently, Mr. Pizzuti served in high-ranking positions for major hotel chains in Montego Bay, Jamaica and Antigua. Notably towards the beginning of his career, he pre-opened and operated a five million-dollar Italian restaurant at Walt Disney’s Grand Floridian Beach Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Mr. Pizzuti began his career in 1980 as a Maitre’ D for A Touch of Italy in Andover, Kansas. He attended Kansas University studying Business Administration and graduated with an Associate Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management.
The Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, with its all-inclusive meals, drinks, kid's club and scheduled activities program, is a "destination within a destination,” offering exciting nightlife, a variety of accommodations and first-rate amenities for singles, couples, and families.
The property is conveniently located on the island's southwest shore just minutes from the airport, and features a large pool area with swim-up pool bar, cascading waterfalls, a second quiet pool area and oceanfront wedding gazebo.
Five restaurants and five bars, fitness center, four tennis courts, nightclub, and more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space increase the amenities options at the resort. Other amenities, such as The Maho Serenity Spa, Casino Royale, and tours and excursions are available for an additional fee.
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