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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Appoints Ryan Grande as Resort Manager

Hospitality veteran brings 10 years of hotel management experience to only Forbes Five-Star resort in Central America
August 29, 2018,
Costa Rica

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo has appointed Ryan Grande as Resort Manager of the Forbes Five-Star luxury resort that is nestled between two beaches on the 1,400-acre (565 hectare) Peninsula Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica. In his new role, Grande will guide the Resort’s exceptional guest experience and oversee day-to-day operations of the award-winning tropical resort. Grande most recently served as the Resort’s Director of Room and Residences.

“We are thrilled for Ryan to continue to grow and thrive at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica as our new Resort Manager,” says General Manager Michael Mestraud. “Ryan has been an invaluable asset to our team for the past three years and his depth of connecting with and understanding the needs of our guests will only enhance the pura vida culture that runs throughout our Resort.”

Grande’s career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts spans nearly 10 years with positions including Director of Residences at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, Assistant Director of Rooms and Front Office Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Director of Housekeeping at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole. Grande further developed his hospitality expertise and completed task force assignments in destinations including Four Seasons Resorts and Residences Anguilla, Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta and Four Seasons Hotel Austin.

A Toronto native, Grande holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from Niagara College and a Master’s certificate in the Essentials of Hospitality Management from Cornell University. In his free time, Grande enjoys exploring new destinations, tasting local cuisines and catching every one of his beloved Toronto Raptors’ basketball games.