The St. Regis Atlantis, an unparalleled in-town resort located in the elegant enclave of Buckhead, has announced the appointment of Guntram Merl as the new general manager. Guntram is an established leader in the hospitality industry with a career spanning over two decades. He will be responsible for all aspects of operations and day-to-day management of staff and guests, as well as provide leadership and strategic planning to all departments to ensure maximized operations and guest satisfaction.
Working in some of the world’s leading hotels and desirable locations allowed Guntram to gain valuable experience and an appreciation for the incredible opportunities the industry provides. Prior to joining the team at The St. Regis Atlanta, Guntram worked at several high profile hotels within Starwood Hotels, now part of Marriott International. Formerly, he was the hotel manager for Westin Charlotte from 2013 to 2017. Prior to this position, he was part of the opening team for The St. Regis Bal Harbour in Miami Beach and served as the director of food and beverage from 2011 to 2013, helping the hotel earn the coveted Forbes Five-Star Award and AAA Five Diamond Award. In addition, Guntram also worked at the renowned The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman as director of food and beverage from 2008 to 2011.
With more than 25 years of international hotel experience, Guntram is the ideal candidate to join the team here at The St. Regis Atlanta, said Director of Sales and Marketing Rosa Romero. His expertise in hotel management will be instrumental in continuing the culture of excellence and exceptional customer service the hotel is known for, allowing the hotel to be preeminent in the luxury market both locally and beyond.