Aman is pleased to announce the appointment of David Silva as General Manager of Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. David joins the brand with almost 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having started his career in food and beverage, an area in which he remains passionate.
David has worked for prestigious hotel brands across the US, beginning his hospitality career in 2004 with Marriott, and going on to work in management roles at The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas and Fairmont San Francisco. Having gained an in-depth understanding of the industry, prior to joining Aman, David held positions as Hotel Manager at Pendry Park City and St. Regis Deer Valley, Utah, where he managed both hotel and residences operations – building a strong rapport with both guests and owners.
As General Manager of Amangani, David will oversee the daily running of the property, and his leadership will ensure that Amangani continues to exceed the high service standards and further enhance the exceptional guest experience for which the resort is known.
Commenting on his appointment, David said: “The highlight of my career is to now work alongside the skilled team at Amangani and assist everyone in achieving their professional goals. I am thrilled to have been granted the opportunity to join Aman, as the brand is one that I have followed and revered for years. In my role, I hope to positively impactthe experience of and every one of our valued guests at Amangani and to consistently strive for excellence”.
David replaces the outgoing General Manager, Stuart Lang, who is retiring from his role after two decades with Aman having first joined the brand in 2003 as National Sales Manager. Stuart was instrumental in Amangani’s success to date and has welcomed many returning guests over the years, as well as championing local talent.
Affording magnificent views of the Grand Tetons and Snake River Valley, Amangani, meaning ‘peaceful home’, is perched on the crest of East Gros Ventre Butte overlooking the valley of Jackson Hole. During the warm summer months, Amangani provides the perfect base from which to enjoy an array of wilderness experiences, with activities available for all ages. Explore the flatlands, wetlands, valleys, and forests on a wildlife safari enjoying close encounters with wild animals. The property’s proximity to Yellowstone National Park makes Amangani and its surroundings an outdoor adventurer’s paradise - soar 1,000 feet in the air over wildflower meadows and rushing streams with 360-degree views from a hot-air balloon, explore the rugged backcountry via foot, bike and horseback or go white water rafting through Snake River Canyon.
Closer-to-home, Amangani’s wellness approach is designed to treat body and mind, drawing on the wisdom of ancient wellness philosophies from around the world. For guests desiring a rejuvenating stay, the new three-night or five-night Amangani Wellness Escape (until 31 December) offers time in the resort’s tranquil spa with either a 60-minute massage or a 60- minute massage and a 60-minute Amangani Signature Facial depending on the length of stay. Relax in the heated outdoor swimming pool whilst absorbing panoramic mountain and valley views for a serene escape in nature.