In addition to his role as managing director, Santora will also serve as chief commercial officer for Coury Hospitality, an Aug. 12 Coury Hospitality news release said.
“Tom’s passion, creativity, and vast experience made him the ideal candidate to lead the commercial efforts for our company, as well as the development and operations for Hotel Vin and Harvest Hall,” said Paul Coury, the chief executive officer of Coury Hospitality, in a statement. “Under his leadership, our company will continue to grow and flourish, and as a local resident of Grapevine, he is uniquely qualified to lead the operations for that project.”
Santora brings to his roles more than 30 years of experience in hospitality in marketing, the Coury Hospitality news release said.
As the managing director of the Hotel Vin and Harvest Hall projects, Santora will supervise the development, opening and daily operations of Hotel Vin and Harvest Hall. Both projects are slated to open summer 2020.
“I’m honored to join Coury Hospitality in this role and look forward to helping grow the company’s brand and portfolio,” Santora said in a statement. “For independent travelers seeking new experiences, Hotel Vin and Harvest Hall are a celebration of all that Grapevine has to offer, and this project marks a new chapter for the city and region.”