JW Marriott Nashville Appoints Fabrizio Calvo General Manager

20-Year Industry Veteran Joins Dynamic Property as It Leads the Revival of the Nashville Tourism Market.

Nashville, TN, June 7, 2021: JW Marriott Nashville, Nashville’s first true luxury hotel brand, today announced the appointment of Fabrizio Calvo as the General Manager. The 20-year veteran of the industry is joining the property as it leads the revival of the Nashville tourism market with its blend of luxury accommodations, great food and beverage, and central location. Calvo will oversee the day-today operations of the property including all aspects of the visitor experience, as well as staff management and deployment. Calvo will also be involved in strategic planning, budgeting, and sales and marketing for the property.

“We are thrilled to welcome Fabrizio Calvo to the JW Marriott Nashville team,” said Lukus Kindlesparker, Senior Vice President of Operations for Turnberry. “Fabrizio brings the expertise, skillset and drive we need to maintain the standard of excellence we’ve established at this property. He will be an integral part of our team and a big part of this property’s bright future. As travel grows increasingly more robust and Nashville is acknowledged as an amazing destination for both vacation and business, we are thrilled to be the destination of choice.”

“The JW Marriott Nashville is a dynamic property with a personality all its own in one of the world’s most creative, engaging cities. I am honored to be joining the team that brings this unique destination to life,” said Fabrizio Calvo. “I look forward to collaborating with the entire team and to continuing to distinguish this property with its uncompromising service and experience for visitors.”

Prior to this appointment, Calvo was the General Manager of the W Atlanta-Midtown, a 466-room property located on Peachtree Street. Most recently, Calvo oversaw the closure and reopening of the property during the COVID-19 pandemic. During his 3-year tenure, he also oversaw the property renovation that was completed one month before Atlanta hosted the 2019 Superbowl. Before this, Calvo served as the Hotel Manager of the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida from 2015 to 2018. During the course of his career, Calvo has worked at a variety of prominent properties including: The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes, The Renaissance Vinoy St. Petersburg, and JW Marriott Cancun & Marriott Casa Magna Cancun. Calvo studied at the Istituto Tecnico Scuola Superiore Federico Cesi in Rome, Italy. He speaks English, Italian and Spanish.


JW Marriott Nashville, Nashville’s first true luxury hotel brand and a Marriott International “Hotel of the Year” award winner, offers the ideal location in the heart of downtown, adjacent to the state-of-the-art Music City Center. JW Marriott offers 533 guestrooms, inclusive of 37 suites, featuring stunning skyline views from floor-to-ceiling windows along with a broad array of amenities, including Nashville’s toprated restaurant and steakhouse, Bourbon Steak by Michelin Starred Chef Michael Mina. Offering a diverse setting for business, meeting and pleasure travel pursuits, the 33-story hotel features 77,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, including a 15,000-sq. ft. Grand Ballroom, and 17,000- sq. ft. event lawn aptly named, The Green at JW. JW Marriott Nashville is conveniently situated within easy walking distance to Bridgestone Arena, Lower Broadway, Nissan Stadium, and the trendy Gulch neighborhood. Owned and operated by Turnberry Associates, JW Marriott Nashville is located at 201 8th Ave. South, Nashville, TN and officially opened its doors in July of 2018. To learn more, visit the official JW Marriott Nashville website marriott.com/BNAJW.com or follow the hotel on social media via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Turnberry is one of America's most dynamic real estate development groups with a fifty-year track record of creating destinations with its retail, hospitality, residential and commercial assets. The company portfolio includes the Aventura Mall, which comprises the world’s most recognized brands, chef-driven restaurants, limited edition experiences and museum caliber public art and design enjoyed by almost 30 million people annually; and Destin Commons, a 500,000+ square foot lifestyle center in Northwest Florida. Under the leadership of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jackie Soffer, the company is collaborating with LeFrak to create Solé Mia, a 184-acre mixed use project in North Miami. Turnberry also owns and operates Town Center Aventura and an array of select services hotels like the Residence Inn by Marriott Aventura Mall and the Courtyard By Marriott Aventura. For more information, visit www.turnberry.com.


JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers seeking The JW Treatment™ – the brand’s philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. JW hotels offer crafted experiences that bring to life the brand’s commitment to highly choreographed, anticipatory service and modern residential design, allowing guests to pursue their passions and leave even more fulfilled than when they arrived. Today there are 80 JW Marriott hotels in nearly 30 countries and territories. JW Marriott is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. Visit Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) for company information. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.