SAN ANTONIO, TX – White Lodging announced today the General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing for The Plaza San Antonio Hotel & Spa, Autograph Collection. Juan Flores has filled the role of General Manager at the hotel and Libby Nations is the new Director of Sales and Marketing. The 253-room hotel, complete with its outdoor garden oasis and restored historic bungalows, is the first Autograph Collection hotel in San Antonio and set to open in the summer of 2023.
Flores brings more than 20 years of experience to his position as General Manager. He previously worked with the Valencia Hotel Group in various locations including, San Jose, Houston and San Antonio. Most recently, he held the position of General Manager at Valencia San Antonio. Under his leadership at his latest post, guest and employee satisfaction ratings were high and the hotel was ranked as the top hotel in San Antonio by Conde Nast Traveler two years in a row. Now he brings that expertise to Plaza San Antonio. As General Manager of the new hotel, Flores will oversee day-to-day operations, guest satisfaction and more.
Nations recently joined Plaza San Antonio with nearly 30 years of experience in the hotel industry. Over the course of her career she has headed up the sales and marketing departments for a number of hotels and resorts, including Barton Creek Resort & Spa, The St. Anthony Hotel, Sunriver Resort and more.
“We are excited to have Juan and Libby join our team at Plaza San Antonio,” said Joseph Pagone, Regional Vice President at White Lodging. “Their luxury service experience in nearby markets and leadership will be key in establishing the hotel’s reputation as a must-stay destination in San Antonio.”