Almanac Barcelona susana Marín Coe-archer Appointed General Manager

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JANUARY 10, 2017 - Almanac Hotels is proud to announce the appointment of Susana Marín Coe-Archer as General Manager of their landmark hotel Almanac Barcelona opening in the summer of 2017. The hotel will be located at Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 619-621. The property is comprised of 92 luxurious accommodations and has undergone a complete renovation over the last two years. Almanac Barcelona is steps from Paseo de Gracia, where guests can find shopping, restaurants, bars and museums. The hotel will feature a distinctive rooftop pool, bar and lounge – Azimuth – and for dining, Línia, a Mediterranean brasserie, will offer an all-day dining and sharing menu where locals and traveler’s lives will intersect from morning to night.

Almanac Barcelona - the new tastemaker in Barcelona opening 2017

Ms. Marín Coe-Archer brings a wealth of hospitality experience (26 years) to her position at Almanac Barcelona. Susana started her professional career at the JW Marriott in Texas. Following that, she became a member of the sales team in her hometown at Hotel Arts Barcelona (a Ritz-Carlton hotel) and was later promoted to the position of Quality Director. After opening both the Axel Hotel and The Pulitzer Hotel she most recently she served as General Manager for nine years at Casa Camper Barcelona building a team, setting the standards, philosophy and culture of the company. Simultaneously she was responsible for operations at the Casa Camper Berlin.

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“The people, in the end, will be the heart and soul of this amazing property. I have a passion for serving others, creating a hotel based on a foundation of quality values and developing the processes that will help the team create “magic” with every guest experience…. every guest… every time. And from then on, it is simple… the more you give, the more you get.” Says Ms. Marín Coe-Archer.

Susana aims to create a new and amazing team with strong personal values who are excited about being part of the creation of a new brand. “She will build a team of professionals that will define the standards of luxury that the Almanac Hotels brand will be recognized for. We could not be more delighted to announce her appointment,” says Mr. Alexander Fuchs-Robetin, spokesperson for the Almanac Group.

Born and raised in Barcelona Ms. Marín Coe-Archer has been passionate about this industry from a very early age and studied in the United States for ten years in California and Texas. She holds a Master’s Degree and BA in Hotel and Restaurant Management with a Minor in Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston, Texas. She has lectured in institutions including IESE, ESADE, WHARTON and EADA. She is a visiting professor for the Masters in Hospitality Program in EADA and a frequent speaker in the Strategy Leadership and People program for the MBA and Executive MBA students of the same institution. Susana currently lives in Barcelona with her husband and four beautiful children.

About Almanac Hotels: Almanac Hotels is a new luxury hospitality tastemaker developing iconic hotels in landmark locations. Created with a timeless design and respecting the history and architecture of each building, every Almanac Hotel will be as unique as a fingerprint. Totally immersed in the flow of their modern cities, the hotels will offer dynamic restaurants and bars inspired by and frequented by locals as much as travelers. Additional amenities may include meeting and conference capabilities and venues catering to the needs of both local clientele and international businesses. From the leisure perspective, the hotels will offer a range of wellness facilities for their guests. To sign up for news, visit www.AlmanacHotels.com. Follow the Almanac Hotels brand on Facebook and Instagram and Twitter

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