Pacific Hospitality appoints new president, COO
Pacific Hospitality appoints new president, COO
05 JUNE 2018 7:56 AM

Paul J. McCormick, formerly Senior Vice President of Miraval Group, has been named president and chief operating officer at Pacific Hospitality Group. In this new role, McCormick will oversee the operations of a portfolio of 11 properties as well as activation of all new acquisitions.

Irvine, Calif. (June 4, 2018) – Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG) announces the appointment of Paul J. McCormick as its President and Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, McCormick will oversee the operations of the current portfolio of 11 properties as well as activation of all new acquisitions for the growing hospitality company.

“I look forward to continuing to assist with the development of a world-class team to diligently drive a strong performance at our hotels & resorts,” said McCormick. “Our goal is to create a “Win-Win” relationship with our investors, community, guests and team members by developing exceptional guest experiences while increasing our portfolio’s overall asset value.”

Prior to joining PHG, McCormick excelled in corporate and hotel-level leadership roles at a number of prominent hospitality companies. Most recently, as Senior Vice President of Miraval Group, he was responsible for providing operational oversight of the company’s destination wellness resorts and spas, and helped with the transition of the Group’s assets to Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Additionally, he served as Divisional Vice President for Sage Hospitality’s Premier and Lifestyle Division, leading operations for 10 luxury properties including the Ritz Carlton Chicago, The Logan Hotel in Philadelphia and the Oxford, Crawford and Halcyon hotels in Denver, Colorado. McCormick also spent more than 15 years with KSL Resorts, an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners LLC, serving as Vice President & Managing Director for several of its properties, including La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California, Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas, La Quinta Resort and Club & PGA West in La Quinta, California, and the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Traverse City, Michigan.

“We are excited to have Paul lead the organization on a path toward continued growth,” says Tim Busch, CEO of PHG. “He has an exceptional track record as a leader in the hospitality industry and his outstanding operational expertise will add remarkable value to PHG.”

Pacific Hospitality Group is comprised of 11 hotels and resorts located throughout the United States, and the company continues to expand its existing portfolio with the recent opening of the dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria and debut of Vista Collina Resort in Napa Valley, California, set to open July 2018. For more information about Pacific Hospitality Group, visit

About Pacific Hospitality Group
Established in 1987, Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG) is a growing hospitality company with 11 hotels, including one currently under construction, and more than 120,000 square feet of event space in California, Hawaii and Louisiana. Based in Irvine, California, the company owns, manages, finances and develops hotels in iconic destinations. PHG serves as the parent company to a portfolio of lifestyle and luxury properties known as the Meritage Collection. Meritage Collection hotels include Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa near San Diego, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort in Kauai, and two Napa Valley properties – The Meritage Resort and Spa and Vista Collina Resort (opening July 2018).

Pacific Hospitality Group also serves as the franchisee of the following properties: AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria, AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown, AC Hotel Irvine, AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area, DoubleTree by Hilton Irvine Spectrum, and DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Ana /Orange County Airport. Other PHG affiliations include Trinitas Cellars. For more information, visit or

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