Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Aaron Ide was recently appointed General Manager of Thompson Dallas, a luxury hotel resort located within The National, Dallas’ newest urban luxury mixed-use project which opened in November 2020. As General Manager, Ide will be responsible for overseeing all hotel operations, functions and events and ensuring it is run as a “best-in-class” luxury urban resort.
Ide is an operationally-focused leader whose career spans over 20 years within the hospitality industry, most recently as Acting General Manager of the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, a Forbes 5-star, AAA 5-Diamond property.
“Aaron brings deep luxury hotel management experience in line with what the Thompson Dallas leadership was seeking, and we are pleased to have served as the executive search firm for this engagement,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice.
About Thompson Dallas
Thompson Dallas is a luxury hotel resort located within The National, Dallas’ newest urban luxury mixed-use project, just opened in November 2020. Led by developer Todd Interests, Thompson Dallas is part of one of the largest adaptive reuse projects in the history of Texas. The 51-story tower has been curated by a team of award-winning designers and will showcase Thompson’s unrivaled level of personalized hospitality with an edge. Further, Thompson Dallas’ spacious guestrooms average 700 square feet and feature walnut and brass headboards that echo restoration efforts. Thompson Dallas is located alongside The National Residences, 324 luxury high-rise apartments.
Thompson Dallas is part of Hyatt’s award-winning lifestyle hospitality brand, Thompson Hotels. As the first Thompson Hotel property in Texas, Thompson Dallas features 219 rooms, including 52 suites, two penthouse suites and two world-class culinary destinations: Nine at The National and Catbird. The restoration of The National’s $460 million preservation, paired with the Thompson Hotels brand’s elevated culinary offerings, arts and entertainment, and groundbreaking design, bridges Dallas’ rich legacy of The National with the Thompson Hotels brand’s take on modern luxury at the refined edge of travel.
About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a national, retained search firm founded in 2005 specializing in executive and board of director leadership recruitment. Partner Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. They are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Real Estate Sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives. Although national in scope, Chartwell Partners takes pride in offering a more highly engaged, personal experience for both clients and candidates throughout the executive recruitment process.
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