The Aruba Marriott is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Calame as Complex General Manager of the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Marriott Aruba Ocean Club and Marriott Aruba Surf Club. In this position, Calame will oversee all aspects of the hotel operations, as well as the maximization of guest satisfaction, financial performance and staff development.
Tom Calame’s impressive hospitality career spans almost 25 years and numerous continents. Calame comes to the Aruba Marriott most recently by way of the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, where he held the position of General Manager.
Calame’s work with the Marriott brand began in 1988 as an AIPT trainee at the Bethesda Marriott Hotel. After completing his training, he returned to his native Amsterdam where he held various positions at the Amsterdam Marriott. Quickly climbing the ranks, Calame set the pre-opening strategy for the JW Marriott Mexico City and in 1999, accepted the position of Director of Operations at the Renaissance Grand Beach Resort in St. Thomas. Subsequently, Calame was promoted to Resident Manager to open JW Marriott Cancun Resort. In 2002, Calame went on to become the Hotel Manager at the Casa Magna Marriott Cancun Resort before accepting his first General Manager position at the JW Marriott Lima in 2004, where he received the General Manager of the Year Award.
Fluent in Dutch, English and Spanish, Tom Calame brings to the position years of international and multi-cultural experience. Calame holds a degree in Hotel Management from the College Heerlen in the Netherlands and an MBA from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
“I’m thrilled to be joining this team of enthusiastic professionals and am fully dedicated to continuing the Aruba Marriott tradition of providing the highest level of service in order to meet and exceed guest expectations,” says Calame.
About Aruba Marriott Resort:
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino boasts 411 guestrooms — the most spacious on the island — each with large, private balconies overlooking lush landscape and the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea. On property, seven restaurants and cafes provide fare from light to elegant, while the largest casino in Aruba, a 6,500 square-foot spa, free-form swimming pool, the new H20asis adults-only pool and high-energy health club offer entertaining diversions. To obtain more information call the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino at 1.800.228.9290 or