Antonio Fungairiño, Vice President of Development

Antonio Fungairiño brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to his position as Vice President of Development for Apple Leisure Group®. Antonio is responsible for developing critical new relationships with global investors, funds and REITS to further expand the group’s international growth.

Antonio is no stranger to the company, having spent the last 4 years working closely with Apple Leisure Grouppartners and executives as Director of Asset Management and also Director of Development. Antonio maximized the ROI of Apple Leisure Group-owned properties, fostered efficiency in owner expenses, property taxes and property insurance, and successfully navigated new projects through the critical phases of negotiation and financing to construction and resort brand management service delivery.

Prior to joining Apple Leisure Group, Antonio sharpened his asset management acumen at Everest Holdings, a real estate investment firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he performed acquisitions, dispositions, financing, capital project management and day-to-day asset overviews.

Antonio also spent 12 years with InterContinental Hotels and Resorts and 4 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. During this time, Antonio acquired his operations expertise in revenue management, capital projects, financial analysis and rooms management. He held executive committee level positions with InterContinental Hotels and Resorts both at the unit and regional level across several brands.

Antonio graduated from England’s Surrey University with a B.S. with Distinction in Hotel Management. He later received an M.M.H. in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. Recently, he received a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from the American Society for Quality.

Recent Articles

Resort Management

NOV 15, 2017 | Antonio Fungairiño

For the Best Results, Prepare Your Resort for the Worst

For hotel and resort owners and operators across the Caribbean region and along the Pacific coast, natural disasters are an unavoidable reality. If they are not a core consideration in your operational plans, your investments and guests are in critical danger.

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Resort Management

AUG 22, 2017 | Antonio Fungairiño

Why All-Inclusive Resorts Are Delivering Powerful Results for Guests and Investors

Travel experts are in steady agreement about one key industry trend: All-inclusive resorts are growing in popularity – and in the diversity of experiences they offer.

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