Corona, CA, May 19, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- GOCO Hospitality, who recently acquired the 85-acre Glen Ivy Hot Springs in the Temescal Valley of Southern California, has announced that CEO & President Jim Root will step down from his operational duties to assume a new role as an advisor to the Board of Directors. One of the oldest and most esteemed hot springs in the United States, Glen Ivy Hot Springs recently celebrated its 156th year in operation. A mecca for wellness seekers for over a century, Glen Ivy Hot Springs has entered its 156th year better than ever, and Mr. Root will provide invaluable guidance of renovations, expansions and program development.
GOCO Hospitality has appointed Clive McNish, Corporate General Manager, to assume responsibilities for the operation and development of Glen Ivy Hot Springs. Mr. McNish has over 20 years dedicated resort, wellness and spa management experience from three different continents and is the Corporate General Manager responsible for the successful operational set-up and management of the GOCO Retreat and Spa portfolio.
GOCO Hospitality CEO, Ingo Schweder, said, “I am delighted to have my longtime associate Clive at the helm of this historic California landmark. We believe that Glen Ivy and the surrounding land offers endless potential that correlates perfectly with our wellness hospitality philosophy and expansion strategy. I want to express my deep personal thanks to Jim for his eight years of service paving the way for us to develop a GOCO Retreat in the Temescal Valley.”
GOCO intends to create a world-class wellness resort community with easy access to the adjacent natural hot springs. GOCO’s immediate investment of $5 million in to the property will be used to enhance the existing Glen Ivy operation and set the stage for future expansion.
About GOCO Hospitality
Founded in 2009, GOCO Hospitality is a leading wellness hospitality development and management company, working in over 20 countries with iconic brands such as; MGM, The Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, Wynn, Viceroy, Emaar and Starwood amongst others. GOCO creates, innovates, and operates tomorrow’s hospitality concepts as well as delivers unique business solutions to a clientele ranging from individual investors to global hospitality brands. GOCO Hospitality’s projects are always authentic, reflect local cultures and traditions and strive to make a positive social impact in their communities. This locally rooted philosophy allows GOCO Hospitality to cross borders and create new resort discoveries that are innovative, visionary and individual. GOCO Hospitality currently owns & operates a retreat in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, co-owned with Her Majesty the Queen Mother of Bhutan, and has a large wellness community under development in the artist village of Ubud, Bali.
About Glen Ivy
At the mouth of Cold Water Canyon, beneath the towering Santa Ana Range, Glen Ivy Hot Springs lies sheltered by the mountains and open to the sky. Water flows from deep in the earth into this natural sanctuary. With spacious outdoor pools and a year-round temperate climate, every visit is an opportunity to rediscover a connection with oneself, with each other, and with the world around.
Glen Ivy Hot Springs continues to be a beacon of luxury after serving guests for over 156 years. All who work and serve at Glen Ivy, honor the spa’s rich history and look forward to a future of serving generations of Glen Ivy guests and providing memorable, meaningful and enjoyable experiences to everyone, every day.
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