Grapevine resident named managing director of Hotel Vin, Harvest Hall projects

Grapevine resident Tom Santora was named the managing director for the Hotel Vin and the Harvest Hall projects in Grapevine.

Grapevine resident Tom Santora was named the managing director for the Hotel Vin and the Harvest Hall projects in Grapevine.

Grapevine resident Tom Santora has been named managing director for the Grapevine Main developments Harvest Hall, a new, upscale food hall, and Hotel Vin, an Autograph Collection boutique hotel.

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.”
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.