La Romana, Dominican Republic.- Casa de Campo, a 7,000-acre luxury resort in La Romana, and parent company, Central Romana Corporation Ltd., are thrilled to announce the appointment of Rafael Torres as President of Casa de Campo.
In this new position, Torres will be responsible for operational management and the coordination and integration of all business units and projects in the area of Casa de Campo resort. Additionally, to utilize Torres’ extensive knowledge in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Latin America markets, he will oversee international affairs and the creation of the new Division of Hotel and Business.
The Board of Directors of Central Romana released a statement regarding the new designation: “Considering Casa de Campo is one of the best resorts in the world, we needed one of the industry’s best leaders to join our team. We are positive Mr. Torres is the optimal candidate and know he will successfully develop and implement strategic visions for the resort. Additionally, we are pleased to have an executive like Torres, with such an acclaimed professional profile, to start the new Division of Hotel and Business.”
"I am excited to begin this new project with Casa de Campo. Through collaborative efforts with the great resort team, we will strengthen the property’s stance in the luxury hospitality market,” says Torres on the new position. “Also, we will grow within the tourism industry overall through different national and international projects."
Torres has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel business and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and Administration from the University of Madrid. In recent years, he served in senior positions such as General Manager at Meliá Hotels International in several countries including Spain, Italy, Cuba and Dominican Republic.
Casa de Campo -- a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Great Golf Resorts of the World -- is famous for the Sporting Life offering 90 holes of championship golf designed by Pete Dye (including Teeth of the Dog, ranked no. 1 in Latin American and top 50 worldwide by Golf Magazine), a 245-acre Shooting Center, Polo & Equestrian Club, La Terrazza Tennis Center, a Marina & Yacht Club and more.
For more information on Casa de Campo, visit www.casadecampo.com.do, or follow social media accounts: Facebook.com/casadecamporesort, @casadecampo on Twitter or @casadecampodr on Instagram.