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Miami’s Washington Park Hotel Appoints two hospitality professionals

washington park hotel miamiThe 182-room South Beach hotel in Miami, The Washington Park Hotel announced the appointments of two highly experienced hospitality professionals for key positions.

Vikash Maharaj will serve as general manager, and Ken Tutt will serve as director of sales & marketing, leading operations and revenue generation for the next phase of the landmark property, which is slated to officially open this fall.

Currently open in a preview, Washington Park Hotel is a 182-room hotel situated in the heart of South Beach, between 10th & 11th Streets on Washington Avenue.

A seasoned hotelier, Maharaj brings over 28 years of hospitality experience to his new role with Washington Park Hotel. As general manager, Maharaj is responsible for driving overall hotel operations and guest satisfaction. Throughout his career, Maharaj has held various executive leadership positions with Hilton and Sheraton including general manger, hotel manager and direct of rooms with 21 years spent in the South Florida area.

Ken Tutt brings more than 12 years of award-winning hospitality experience to Washington Park Hotel. Tutt will leverage his results-driven skills to lead the sales team and coordinate all facets of sales and marketing strategies and communications initiatives for the new boutique hotel. Prior to joining Washington Park Hotel, Tutt held sales and marketing leadership positions with hotels including Hyatt Hotels, Noble House Resorts, Morgans Hotel Group and, most recently, Sagamore Partners.

The hotel is currently accepting reservations and offering a “Hotel Preview Special,” which includes 25 percent savings on the Best Available Rates. For more information, visit or call 305.421.6265.

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