The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) announced that Michael J. Slosser has joined the company as Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Hospitality. In this new position, he will be leading the company’s hospitality efforts across the portfolio.
Slosser will be based in Houston, TX where the hospitality portfolio includes the Westin at The Woodlands, an Embassy Suites by Hilton in Hughes Landing® and a transformational renovation at the highly acclaimed Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center, which features a new guest wing, lazy river and the award-winning Robard’s® Steak & Chop House. In total, the company owns and manages nearly 1,000 guest rooms.
Slosser brings a long and successful track record in hospitality ranging from top business hotels to iconic resorts. He spent the past 16 years with Destination Hotels & Resorts where he oversaw the greater southern California market, including L’Auberge Del Mar, Paradise Point Resort & Spa, Sheraton Universal, Estancia La Jolla Hotel and the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center. Previously, he was responsible for two of the world’s top resorts, the Manele Bay Hotel and The Lodge at Koele, where he served as Vice President of Resorts for the Lanai Company, a subsidiary of Castle & Cooke. These two resorts were recognized by Conde’ Nast Traveler as the #1 and #3 ranked golf resorts in the world during his tenure. Additionally, Slosser’s experience includes time at the Westin Hotels, Hilton Hotels and Stouffer Hotels. Other notable properties include the Beverly Hilton Hotel and the famed La Costa Resort & Spa.
“With his notable track record, Michael is an important addition to our leadership team as we continue to strengthen our hospitality division and provide our guests with the Howard Hughes level of service,” said David R. Weinreb, Chief Executive Officer of The Howard Hughes Corporation. “We look forward to bringing his expertise to spearhead our efforts to unlock value within our hotel portfolio and integrate the highest level of customer experience in every segment of our business.”
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu.