Agusti Curto Calbet Appointed as New Hotel Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

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Curto returns to the brand with vast experience and passion for the luxury hotel industry and will be leading hotel operations with responsibility for overseeing the resort’s Rooms division.

Agusti Curto Calbet Appointed as New Hotel Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

Manama, BAHRAIN-September 25, 2019: As the season begins in the Kingdom of Bahrain, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain proudly welcomes its newest leader to the resort’s Executive team, Agusti Curto Calbet. In his new position as Hotel Manager, Curto will direct hotel operations while overseeing the full Rooms Division and Royal Beach Club facilities.

Bringing over a decade of hospitality experience, Curto rejoins The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC after working formally with The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt in Dublin, Ireland and Hotel Arts Barcelona in Spain where he served in many Executive positions in the Rooms Division from 2003 to 2013.

“We are thrilled to welcome Agusti to our team as his passion for the luxury hospitality and genuine care represents a true example of what it means to be a Ritz-Carlton Gentleman. I look forward to working together and continuing to lead the team to world-class excellence within the region”, said Bernard de Villèle, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain.

Originally, from Barcelona, his multilingual skills have seen him work across the globe with stints in Europe and the Middle East including Senior Executive roles in the Spanish hotel chain BlueBay Hotels & Resorts as well as his most recent position as General Manager of the Wyndham Dubai Marina. In addition to his long-served career, Curto also holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration/Management from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and is a three-time, national champion in cross-country running for his home country of Spain.

“I’m delighted to return to such a prestigious brand and to join the very special team at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain. I look forward to continuing my journey while creating #RCMemories for all of our esteemed business and leisure guests by crafting the exceptional and timeless service for which The Ritz-Carlton is globally recognized for,” says Curto. “The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain has always provided unparalleled service excellence along with the most luxurious facilities in the Kingdom and my ambition is to continuously elevate this vision and the overall guest experience.”

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain is located in the Al Seef district in Manama, Bahrain. For additional information, or to reserve your stay, please call (800) 00995, the hotel directly at (+973) 1758 0000, a travel professional or visit The Ritz-Carlton website at Follow the hotel on Facebook and Instagram @ritzcarltonbahrain and join the conversation using #RCMemories #RitzCarltonBahrain.


About The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

Set within 20 acres of lush gardens and golden sandy beaches on the Gulf of Arabia, the 245-room five-star city resort is one of the most elegant destinations in Bahrain. A place where guests can immerse themselves in the local culture, enjoy extraordinary cuisine and explore the dazzling capital city of Manama, adding yet another level of indulgence to a collective range of extraordinary experiences. In addition to the Deluxe room categories, the resort also features 31 suites and 42 Club Level rooms as well as 23 well-appointed, seafront villas, each with three-bedrooms, its own private infinity pool, private beach access, and 24-hour butler service. Catering to the most discerning epicurean connoisseur, the resort offers both modern and international dining experiences with its award-winning restaurants, including: Cantina Kahlo (Mexican), Nirvana (Indian), Plums (Steakhouse), La Plage and Bar de Plage (Beach cafe), Thai (Asian Fusion and Sushi), La Med (Mediterranean), Primavera (Italian) and the newest dining experience La Table Krug by Y (Contemporary). For leisurely dining moments or for afternoon tea, The Lobby Lounge and the Ritz Gourmet Lounge offer guests à la carte café and dessert options, while Burlington Club entertains a more sophisticated ambiance perfect for enjoying vintage spirits, premium cigars, modern cocktails (and mocktails) and light bites. In-room dining is also available to guests’ 24-hours a day. A variety of guest amenities also abound, including: a private beach sweeping around a lagoon with its own island outdoor and indoor swimming pools; an award-winning Ritz-Carlton Spa, Royal Beach Club, elevated Ritz-Carlton Club® Level lounge with panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf; private 16-slip marina; newly enhanced fitness center; paddle boarding and kayaking rentals, Ritz Kids clubhouse, tennis and squash courts, business center, flamingo lagoon, Concierge desk with Les Clefs d'Or® Head Concierge, men’s and women’s hair salon, and shopping arcade with six luxury boutiques. In addition to the leisure setting, the resort also features over 30,000 square meters of meeting, conference and wedding spaces. New additions to the venue portfolio include the Masaya and Arena pavilions’. For additional information about The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, please call (800) 00995, the hotel directly at (+973) 1758 0000, a travel professional or visit The Ritz-Carlton website at

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., part of Marriott International, Inc., currently operates more than 100 hotels and over 45 residential properties in 30 countries and territories. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at, for the latest company updates, visit and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly- owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). The Ritz-Carlton is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit