Aqua-Aston Hospitality names Jim Franklin to lead Orlando properties

Aqua-Aston Hospitality has named Jim Franklin to the role of general manager of its to lead its Orlando properties – The Fountains at ChampionsGate and Tuscana Resort Orlando.

Tuscana Resort Orlando by Aston and The Fountains at ChampionsGate each are close to Orlando’s theme parks and golf courses, including ChampionsGate Golf Club, Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and Grand Cypress Resort.

Jim Franklin

Tuscana Resort features condominium suites with fully equipped kitchens, a beach-style pool, onsite movie theater and a poolside sports bar. The gated Fountains at ChampionsGate resort features three- and four-bedroom townhomes with designer kitchens, master suites, a swimming pool and fitness center.


As the general manager, Franklin is accountable for the overall operations at The Fountains at ChampionsGate and Tuscana Resort Orlando, focusing on administration, marketing, and homeowner associations, with a heightened priority on guest services and an elevated product offering.


Honolulu-based Aqua-Aston Hospitality provides management services to hotels and resort condos in Hawaii, the continental U.S., and Central America, including Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Aston Hotels & Resorts, Instinct Hotel Collection, Lite Hotels, Maui Condo & Home, as well as the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Curio Collection by Hilton.

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