Vice President, Swire Hotels in the USA and General Manager, EAST, Miami
Giovanni joins EAST, Miami after most recently working at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York. As Managing Director, he oversaw all areas of the legendary Upper East Side hotel, including The Carlyle Restaurant, Bemelmans Bar, Cafe Carlyle and Sense Spa. Previously, Giovanni worked for the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in San Francisco and Miami, and for Intercontinental Hotel Group - the latter for over 13 years.
In 1995, Giovanni graduated from the prestigious Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland. Over the course of his career, he has overseen multiple hotel renovations and the opening of a dozen different upscale food and beverage outlets. His experience includes both business and resort properties, as well as luxury hotels with a private residences component in several cities across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the United States.
Giovanni is fluent in five languages including Italian, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. He now resides in Miami, Florida with his wife and 2 children, and on his free time enjoys fine wine, motorcycles, Juventus and cooking.