The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, a destination resort in Vermont, appointed Maurizio Bonivento as general manager.

With a career spanning over two decades working in New York City, Bonivento began his career in Italy, honing his skills at various luxury hotels in the region and in Europe, including The Westin Excelsior, The Hotel des Bains in Venice, Italy, and The Hotel Cala di Volpe in Sardinia.

In his most recent role as Area Managing Director at ROW NYC, the largest independent hotel in NYC, Bonivento achieved notable successes, including expanding food and beverage offerings and consistently securing top TripAdvisor rankings. His tenure at The Michelangelo and previous roles at Le Parker Meridien and The Westin New York Grand Central attest to his prowess in hotel management, including successful renovations, union negotiations and the development of profitable food and beverage concepts.

“Recognizing the rich heritage and beloved legacy of this iconic resort, I am honored to take on the role of general manager of The Equinox,” said Bonivento. “I look forward to collaborating and energizing our exceptional team as we strive to elevate every guest’s experience and restore this historic property to its original grandeur.”

The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa is located in Manchester, VT on 1,300 acres and includes 199 guestrooms, 18,500 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, an 18-hole championship golf course, a 13,000-square-foot spa, five food and beverage outlets and a range of guest amenities year-round.

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