Mr. Gordon is President and CEO of staySky Hotels and Resorts (“SHR”). Mr. Gordon has over 25 years of travel industry experience including resort property management, resort and brand marketing, the establishment of brand standards for yield management as well as property renovations to include repositioning several resort properties throughout his career.
Mr. Gordon has worked for Marriott Corporation, designing and directing specialty restaurants; upscale lounge operations, as well as overseeing multiple food and beverage operations at various Marriott Hotels and Resorts. He has gained a good working knowledge throughout his career with brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites and others.
He has been the recipient of several quality excellence awards from franchisers, the 2009 and 2010 Presidents Award for REVPAR performance from Wyndham Hotels, 2008 and 2009, Gold Choice Award for Best Accommodations, Outstanding Partnership Awards from Expedia and Outstanding Sales Awards from several travel partners. Mr. Gordon was honored with his local chamber of commerce “Member of the Year” award from the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce in Sarasota Florida. Special focus on guest services combined with effective marketing programs has been the hallmark of his properties.
In 2005, Mr. Gordon, founder of SHR, chose to focus his attention on Condominium Resorts in Florida and the Caribbean. From its inception, SHR has been a leader in its market in both average daily rate and occupancy, and enjoys a well-deserved reputation in the industry for leading an effective management organization. His network of business, community contacts, extensive knowledge of resort operations, and experience in Condominium Resort operations all contribute to SHR’s success.