Established as a hotel management company in 2005, Ambience Hospitality is celebrating 15 years of excellence, as well as continued growth and success in the hospitality industry. We are now one of the largest independent hotel management companies in New Mexico, enjoying strong relationships with leading lodging franchisors including Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group, Wyndham, and Best Western.
Our success begins with our intimate understanding and detailed knowledge of each brand’s operational and quality standards. We strive to not only meet those standards, but to exceed them consistently, resulting in award winning hotels with both operational and fiscal success. We are able to react to local market conditions by seeking the franchise brand needed to enhance a particular hotel’s location, meeting the needs of the market.
Ambience Hospitality management team provide positive and professional hotel management services with over 80+ years of combined hospitality experience. We focus on maximizing revenue while maintaining the highest level of quality to ensure the greatest guest experience and satisfaction possible. We provide a hands-on approach with each hotel to maximize efficiency and develop new sales strategies within each unique market. Our associates enjoy safe and healthy work environments, and we believe maintaining healthy employee relations in an organization are a pre-requisite for organizational success.
Our President, CEO, and leader is Dan Kumar, an entrepreneur, hotelier, and real estate developer. He is highly experienced in development, construction, acquisitions, renovations, property improvement plans (PIP), and financing, as well as revenue management and general management. His hospitality experience covers more than 25 years in New Mexico and he has extensive knowledge and experience with all areas of hospitality financial materials. His professionalism has established very good relations with our hospitality franchisors. In addition to his taking care of all corporation details and requirements, he also holds a contractor license, is a Certified Hotel Owner, Certified Hospitality Analytics and is an active member of the AAHOA.
Being part of the hospitality industry since her teen years, Parin Kumar has enjoyed success in all aspects of hotel management. Her focus and drive has given her insights and experience in the industry that earned her high level franchise awards as a successful General Manager. Parin is a Certified Hotel Owner, Certified Revenue Management Executive and is an active member of the AAHOA. She has a proven track record of successful hotel operations with national brands such as; Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, and Super 8, often in some difficult markets. Focusing on revenue management, cost controls, and maintaining the highest levels of cleanliness, her hotels have won recognition from franchisers and guests alike. With her vast knowledge and experience she now directs detailed efforts to our properties to ensure operational accomplishments, including control of supplies, labor, and utilities. Parin’s revenue management skills support the hotels by driving ADR and RevPAR, to position the hotels as leaders in their respective markets.
Working in hospitality for over 35 years, . As a hotel General Manager he has earned awards and industry recognition for cleanliness, guest service, and brand standards; working with such brands as Best Western, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Comfort Inn, as well as independent non-branded hotels. He has been honored by Hampton Inn by being selected as part of an exclusive team of Hampton Ambassador GMs. He has authored two books for the hotel industry during his career, dealing with guest service and hotel cleanliness.
Maintaining our smooth operations at our corporate office in Albuquerque is Mecah Jackson. She is our right hand in everything from Accounting to Payroll, and all special projects in between. Mecah has many years of experience in service industries and world travel. Her natural insights and skills keep our systems flowing.
Providing all around support for our entire management team, we find Margit Haring front and center. She takes care of our mail, data entry, daily sales reports, communications with our hotel managers and clients, and successfully handles anything that happens to land on her desk. Our corporate office stays organized due to her diligence and support.
Joining our hotel support team, David Villatoro brings over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to Ambience Hospitality. Originally from Los Angeles, David started his career at a young age with Disney Hotels & Resorts. He has since worked for many properties and brands internationally, including Fairmont, Starwood, and The-Ritz Carlton. David relocated to the beautiful state of New Mexico in 2017 where he has served as General Manager for several Northern New Mexico hotels.
David is passionate about striving for performance excellence. His experience brings the Ambience Hospitality team a culture of high quality, consistency, and personalized customer service at our properties.
David lives in Santa Fe with his wife and two kids. In his free time, he enjoys working on old cars and running.