The Hassayampa Inn of Prescott, Arizona announces the appointment of Michael Kouvelas as its new general manager.
“We are pleased to welcome Michael Kouvelas as Hassayampa Inn’s new leader,” said Jennifer Kimball, Chairwoman of the Board of Corporación de La Fonda—the parent company of the Hassayampa Inn. “We are confident that Michael’s strong drive, energy, and fresh perspective will cultivate a unified team at the Inn. His seasoned professionalism and commitment to excellence will undoubtedly have a positive impact.”
As general manager of the Hassayampa Inn, Kouvelas is responsible for managing the 67-room property and overseeing a team of over eighty employees. His focus is to ensure that Hassayampa Inn’s guests continue to receive the highest standard of service expected at Prescott’s pillar of travel and social life.
“I am honored to have been selected as the general manager of such a unique property with so much historic significance in Prescott,” Kouvelas said. “Hassayampa Inn is a landmark Arizona destination, and I am excited to represent such an icon. I received my degree in business management from Yavapai College years ago, and I’m happy to return to such a welcoming community.”
Kouvelas joins Hassayampa Inn from the Hilton Phoenix East Mesa, where he served as Director of Operations and Interim General Manager through property ownership transitions for Quorum Hotels and Resorts. His extensive hospitality background draws from the operation of multiple high-end resort and hotel properties, and his results-driven management style has a proven track record of exceeding guest and ownership expectations alike. Under Kouvelas’ management, Conde Nast rated Daufuskie Island Resort and Spa, off Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, among the Top 100 Golf Resorts in the world.
Located in downtown Prescott near the historic Courthouse Square, Hassayampa Inn is a member of the National Trust of Historic Hotels of America. Built in 1927, the Inn is one Arizona’s oldest, offering modern amenities combined with a long tradition of friendly service. It has 67 uniquely decorated guest rooms and suites, a full service restaurant, lounge, and features both indoor and outdoor meeting spaces. Further information is available at www.hassayampainn.com; for reservations call 800.322.1927.