Hacienda Hotel Names New General Manager

New GM Brings More Than 30 Years of Hospitality Experience to Historic Old Town Hotel.

San Diego, CA, January 13, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Mike Hensley has been named the general manager of Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel, a 200-room property overlooking the historic district in Old Town San Diego. Hensley is in charge of day-to-day operations, marketing and managing the property fiscally and physically.

“My goal for the Hacienda is to create and sustain a culture that gives staff a sense of self-worth and pride in themselves and the Hacienda Hotel in Old Town,” said Hensley. “This culture will create memorable experiences for our guests and foster lasting relationships.”

With more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Hensley has managed some of San Diego’s and Mission Valley’s largest hotels. Before joining Hacienda Hotel, Hensley was the general manager at Four Points by Sheraton San Diego, Mission Valley Resort and the Hawthorn Suites San Diego and has worked with brands including Hilton, Starwood and US Franchise Systems.

“Mike Hensley has a passion for hospitality and taking care of people,” said Pacific Hospitality Group Inc. President Fred Grand. “His extensive management experience in the hospitality industry makes him a great addition to our team.”

San Diego born and raised, and starting in the hospitality business in high school, Hensley now resides in Allied Gardens with his wife. He has three children and one grandchild.

About Hacienda Hotel
Set in San Diego’s Old Town State Historic Park, Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel is a 200-room property with meeting and banquet spaces, onsite dining, swimming pool and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego Bay and city lights. Each of the spacious rooms is well-appointed with handcrafted Santa Fe furnishings inspired by the simple elegance of the old Spanish missions. The colonial-style building is surrounded by colorful courtyards, patios and lush landscaping and is steps away from Old Town Presidio located in the heart of San Diego where California began more than 200 years ago.

About Pacific Hospitality Group Inc.
Founded in 1986 by William H. McWethy, Jr., Pacific Hospitality Group, Inc. (PHG) has been successfully developing and managing hotel and resort properties in San Diego County and beyond for more than two decades.

Projects include the Hacienda Hotel in Old Town, a 200-room property overlooking San Diego’s historic district. In Palm Springs, PHG has owned and operated the Palm Mountain Resort & Spa, a World Hotel, in the heart of the downtown village since 1992 and is an integral member of the business and resort community.

PHG’s principals have been associated with world renowned golf resorts and have assembled a team of experts with vast experience building and operating PGA rated courses, both public and private, in resort destinations such as San Diego, Palm Springs, Scottsdale and Los Cabos, Mexico. In south San Diego County PHG’s principals, through Highlands Links Golf Group, recently acquired and renovated the highly acclaimed Salt Creek Golf Club.

In 2013, PHG acquired the historic Warner Springs Ranch Resort for a multi-phase renovation. The first phase of the resort, Warner Springs Ranch Golf Club, a 6,850-yard, 18-hole, par-72 championship course surrounded by 60-year-old oak trees, reopened in November 2015.

PHG and its executives are actively involved in the community wherever they do business, and have worked together with nonprofits and other community organizations to improve the quality of life and promote business and commerce. For more information, visit http://www.phgcorp.com.
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