Tim Digby and Paul Eckert join Omni Amelia Island Plantation as this destination resort expands the leadership team.
Amelia Island, FL – The Omni Amelia Island Plantation has appointed Tim Digby as managing director and Paul Eckert as general manager of the destination resort recently acquired by Omni Hotels & Resorts. As Managing Director for the newly branded Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Digby will be responsible for the strategic direction of the luxury destination resort as well as the Real Estate Sales and Amelia Island Management, which provides community association management services for contracted community associations, both on and off the property. Eckert will be responsible for daily operations and guest relations for the resort.
Digby brings more than 30 years of hospitality industry experience to the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. He most recently served as senior vice president of operations for HEI Hotels & Resorts overseeing a portfolio of over 2,000 rooms in eight cities. His previous experience also includes serving as the complex general manager and general manager roles at Embassy Suites, Lake Buena Vista and Downtown Orlando, Marriott in West Palm Beach, the Hutchinson Island Marriott in Stuart, FL and the Charlotte Marriott Executive Park. Digby is a graduate of Penn State University.
Eckert brings more than 12 years of hospitality industry experience to the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. He most recently served as general manager of the Omni Jacksonville Hotel. His tenure with Omni also includes the roles of director of operations at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Dallas and director of food & beverage for the Omni Interlocken Resort in Colorado. Eckert earned a degree in Recreation Administration from Western State College of Colorado.
About the Omni Amelia Island Plantation
The Omni Amelia Island Plantation is Florida’s award-winning island destination recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature. A certified Green Lodging Destination, the resort is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway, northeast of Jacksonville, Florida.