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Terranea Resort Names Charlie Lopez-Quintana Executive Director Of Resort Operations

Lopez-Quintana continues his work at Terranea with more than 20 years of luxury resort leadership experience

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (March 11, 2015) Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, is pleased to announce the promotion of Charlie Lopez-Quintana to Executive Director of Resort Operations.


Lopez-Quintana continues his work at Terranea with more than 20 years of luxury resort leadership experience. Before joining the Terranea team, Lopez-Quintana spent 12 years with Ritz Carlton and opened eight properties internationally. In his new role that started this January, Lopez-Quintana will expand his responsibility of overseeing multiple resort departments, including lodging, golf, retail, spa, recreation, food and beverage, among others.


“We’re delighted to announce the promotion of Charlie Lopez-Quintana to Executive Director of Resort Operations and looking forward to all he will accomplish in the new role,” said Terri A. Haack, President of Terranea Resort. “Charlie is very deserving of this promotion in light of his dedicated and successful leadership, talent and knowledge.”


About Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel

Opened June 2009, Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, celebrated its five-year anniversary in 2014. Located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, the resort offers unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par three golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; three swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and eight dining venues, including signature restaurant mar’sel; Nelson’s, a cliff-side spot ideal for whale watching; and Asian-inspired bashi. The resort’s innovative activity center and adventure concierge, Pointe Discovery, lets guests discover and explore Terranea’s rich terrain with miles of scenic coastal trails, secluded beach cove and ocean environment. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as habitat photography, falconry, kayorkle and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts. A member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four-Diamond property, Terranea Resort earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Gold List and was named one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World for 2013. For additional information about Terranea Resort,, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook and Twitter.


About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 19 indigenous spas, and 130 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on  Facebook: DestinationHotels.


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