Terry Buchholz has been appointed general manager of the 121-room L’Auberge Del Mar resort in Del Mar, operator Destination Hotels announced.
A company statement said Buchholz most recently served as area director of operations for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. His three years with Kimpton included overseeing that company’s four hotels in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
He also worked as general manager for Hotel Palomar in Beverly Hills and Hotel Solamar in San Diego, and also previously served as general manager and director of catering and conference services for Estancia La Jolla Resort & Spa. His prior management experience also includes work for W Hotels.
L’Auberge Del Mar is located at 1540 Camino Del Mar. It is one of more than 40 U.S. luxury and upscale properties managed by Denver-based Destination Hotels, a subsidiary of Los Angeles-headquartered development and investment firm Lowe Enterprises.