Meet our Team
Our incredible cast of individuals makes our hotel memorable and special in lives of millions of guests, and we celebrate them constantly. Our success is based on our unique culture and work atmosphere. Our work-environment is refined and professional, yet friendly and caring at the same time. We are passionate and proud, care for the environment, the well-being of our employees and community, and are focused on exceeding our guests’ expectations at all times. We understand that great service hinges on the united efforts of many; allowing us to succeed by working together as a team, respecting each others contribution and importance. Together, this all creates the spirit of The Palms Hotel & Spa – that we trust and respect each other and understanding that the key to a quality experience is doing even the little things correctly all the time. We can accomplish anything we set our minds to.
Read some of our team members inspiring stories below.
Hamid Abdulhafid | Corporate General Manager
Anything is possible if you challenge yourself and aim to improve every day.
Click here to read more about Hamid.
Julie Frans | Executive Chef
Making the world a better place through food and a serendipitous encounter.
Click here to read all about Julie.
Jean Zephir | Laundry Supervisor
With Confidence and care heading up the soft heart of Housekeeping.
Click here to learn why Jean left the Farming industry to join The Palms Hotel.
Laremise Yona | Lobby Attendant
Respect and dedication… and a smile that can warm the world.
Click here to learn how long Laramise has worked for The Palms.
Gustavo Montealegre | Engineering Department
Dancing my way to perfection in the Engineering Department.
Click here to learn why Gustavo is considered a Jack of all trades.
Candace Sellman | Spa Therapist
Providing relaxation and caring for the world we live in at the same time.
Click here to see why Candace forfeited a career as a Nurse to become a Spa Therapist.