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SPIRE Hospitality Welcomes Charles Kingston, Jr. as New General Manager at The Grove Resort and Water Park in Orlando, FL

July 19, 2023

IRVING, TX — July 20, 2023 — SPIRE Hospitality, a nationally recognized third-party hotel management company, has added the latest addition to its leadership team. Charles Kingston, Jr., has taken the reins as the general manager of The Grove Resort and Water Park in Orlando, FL.  Kingston brings an impressive 25-year career history in the hospitality sector, featuring leadership roles at prestigious resorts and convention hotels.

Kingston has held key positions at eminent properties like The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate, the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort at Bonnet Creek, and the Wyndham Grand Resort in Rio Mar Puerto Rico. In his most recent role, Kingston served as regional vice president and operations with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, showcasing his ability to drive upscale and lifestyle brands to success.

Kingston will lead the way in managing resort operations at The Grove, prioritizing impeccable guest experiences. Concurrently, preparations are underway for the late 2023 unveiling of The Terraces at The Grove, a grand 160-unit condo project. Complementing this, John Schilling, regional managing director for SPIRE Hospitality, and the SPIRE team will diligently work on strengthening relationships with condo owners.

A Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Six Sigma Green Belt, Kingston is known for his attention to detail and commitment to excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, VT.

About SPIRE Hospitality
SPIRE Hospitality is a nationally recognized third-party hotel management company specializing in creating value for our hotel investors while delivering exceptional guest experiences and providing an outstanding place to work. The Irving, TX-based company’s diverse portfolio of properties includes unique independent hotels and highly respected brands, including Marriott and Hilton, and manages several independent resorts and lifestyle hotels. SPIRE is part of the AWH Partners family, which also includes AWH Development, a full-service real estate development company headquartered in New York. With more than 35 years of hotel operating experience, SPIRE is committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing hotel real estate value.

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