DoubleTree gets new GM
Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort & Hotel in Santa Barbara announced March 3 that Matthew La Vine had been named its general manager.
In his new position, he will lead the resort’s 350 employees and oversee administration, human resources, food and beverage operations, sales and marketing, reservations, revenue management and guest services.
La Vine comes to Santa Barbara from Napes, Fla., where he was general manager at the Edgewater Beach Hotel. Prior to that, he was the hotel manager at the Bel Age Hotel in West Hollywood.
La Vine has a bachelor’s degree in hotel management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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