Christian Riofrio
General Manager

Prior to his appointment as General Manager of the Hampton Inn Coconut Grove, Florida, in June 2009, Christian (Chris) Riofrio served as General Manager of our west Ft. Lauderdale (Pembroke Pines) Hampton Inn for three years. Chris joined the Hospitality Operations team in 2001 initially as a Guest Service Representative and advanced to Front Office Supervisor, Front Office Manager, and subsequently Assistant General Manager for two
years prior to assuming the position of General Manager at Pembroke Pines in 2006.

Chris is from Guayaquil, Ecuador, having attended the Universidad Espiritu Santo in his home country.

Chris is proud, that while General Manager at Pembroke Pines, he was able to achieve outstanding guest service scores and superior financial results. His property ranked #1 in the community by TripAdvisor for the years 2008 and 2009.

Chrisí management style is his belief in not what he says but how he says it. This has proven rewarding to him in his management endeavors.

Chris recognizes that leadership and responsibility are the fundamentals of his management style. He leads by example so that his team members understand and learn the nuance of being a successful hospitality professional. Chris enjoys teaching and developing the sense of ownership in his team and demonstrating to them the meaning of customer service as the essential of the hospitality industry. Outstanding service and impeccable product build a loyalty that reflects in financial success.