Gabriel Felip

Group President, AMResorts Global Operations at Apple Leisure Group

Gabriel N. Felip Cotter plays a key role in the company’s growth by ensuring integration and consistency across AMResorts’ six main operational regions in the Mexican Caribbean North, Mexican Caribbean South, Mexican Pacific, Dominican Republic, Latam/Enca and Europe. Gabriel also oversees all corporate positions that support each property’s daily operations.

An industry veteran with more than 30 years of hospitality and tourism experience, Gabriel came to AMResorts from Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts where he served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, directly responsible for operations of more than 24 hotels throughout Spain and the Caribbean. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years with Occidental Hotels & Resorts where he began as Managing Director in the Dominican Republic. He then spent 15 years as President and Chief Operating Officer of the worldwide sector of the company, responsible for over 50 hotel operations, as well as growth, expansion, mergers and acquisitions of the Occidental Group’s assets.

Gabriel has been recognized for his astounding work in the industry throughout his career, including the Medalla de Mérito Turístico, awarded to him in 2007 by the Council of Ministers of the Spanish Government.

Gabriel holds a degree in Business Management & Administration and a Master’s Degree in Banking & Computers from the University of Barcelona. He also earned a tourism degree in Spain and served in the Spanish Air Force. Felip is fluent in Spanish and Catalan.


  • Group President, AMResorts Global Operations

    Current role

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