The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas recently named Mr. Sonny Mir as the new club general manager for the private residence club in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. In coordination with Mr. William Coker, director of marketing and sales for The Club, and Mr. Jamie Holmes, general manager of the adjacent Ritz-Carlton, Mir is responsible for overseeing daily resort operations from food and beverage to front office management, as well as assisting Members and their guests during their stay.
“We are pleased to have someone of Sonny’s experience and professionalism join The Ritz-Carlton Club,” said Holmes. “He understands our intense commitment to assisting Members at an unsurpassed service level, and will no doubt serve as a tremendous leader in this regard.”
Mir possesses a diverse hospitality background. Prior to this new position, Mir served as director of operations for Dallas area Marriott hotels owned by Regent Hospitality; regional manager, general manager, food and beverage director and director of rooms for Sheraton hotels and resorts in Texas, Nev. and Louisiana; and front office manager at InterContinental Hotels, The Churchill London in the United Kingdom.
Born in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and raised in England, Mir speaks three languages and is a graduate of both the University of Northampton (England) and Baptist Christian College in Shreveport, La.
Located on the eastern tip of St. Thomas on a half-mile stretch of beach, the 81-residence Club provides a luxurious vacation home in paradise - without the maintenance and responsibilities associated with owning a home. Members enjoy personal concierge services, which assist them with their every need prior to and throughout their stay. The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas provides deeded, fractional ownership allowing Members and their guests to use a one-twelfth interest, for 21 days annually. Members also have the opportunity to receive supplemental time as space allows. Prices for membership at The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas range from $98,000 to $174,000, depending upon season and residence type.
An extension of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C, The Ritz-Carlton Club is a luxury tier, fractional ownership real estate offering combining the benefits of second home ownership with personalized Ritz-Carlton services and amenities. Designed as a private club, Members have the opportunity to access their Club or other Ritz-Carlton Clubs in ski, golf or beach destinations. Ritz-Carlton Club Members also benefit from a growing list of distinctive relationships with organizations such as Marquis Jet Partners, Inc. and The African Collection. For additional information regarding Ritz-Carlton Club membership, please call 800.278.0121 or visit www.ritzcarltonclub.com.
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