Resort Hartness GM Albert Mertz Prepares To Deliver ‘Grand’ Experiences

Albert Mertz has overseen lavish hotels in the most glamorous metropolitan areas and locales in the earth.

Now he’s fired up to be in Greenville having the helm of a spouse and children legacy venture – Hotel Hartness, scheduled to open up this winter season.

“My occupation has taken me close to the world,” claims Mertz, who has invested 30 several years in the hospitality organization. “I’m delighted to be developing a grand lodge in Greenville. It is been a goal to are living in this place for several several years.”

Mertz’s perform with Ritz-Carlton Lodge Co. took him to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, and Spain. Mandarin Oriental Group moved him to London, China, Singapore, and American metropolitan areas like Miami and Washington, D.C.

He managed the launch of 24 villas in a jungle and 800-room properties in Japan, Korea, and the Caribbean – “in the middle of large metropolitan areas and in the center of nowhere,” Mertz says.

Hotelier Albert Mertz has traveled the world, and he is excited to be in Greenville to open Hotel Hartness.

“I opened a residence on the North Coastline of the Dominican Republic. It was a two-hour generate to the store,” he suggests. “If you will find a will, there is a way.” The hotel was named Finest Resort in the Caribbean by Vacation + Leisure in its initial 12 months.

The day Mertz arrived in Greenville six months ago, the temperature was cold. “Do you know how terrific that is following functioning in the Caribbean and warm destinations for a very good portion of my career? Getting seasons. It is really fantastic.”