CEO and Partner
Deborah Yager Fleming is a dynamic and magnetic leader bringing more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the building and refinement of luxury hotel brands. As the CEO and Principal of Acqualina Resort, she has assisted the property in obtaining the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award and the AAA Five Diamond Award. Deborah joined Acqualina Resort & Residences in March 2004 as part of the pre-opening team. In January 2011, she became a partner in the hotel with ownership interest. In her role, she oversees the hotel’s Executive Committee and the development and execution of the brand’s long-term strategies. In addition, she serves as President of AQ Property Management, LLC, the company managing the residences, The Mansions at Acqualina. Deborah also contributes to the marketing efforts for the company’s latest luxury residential development, The Estates at Acqualina and serves on the Executive Committee of The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. In 2016, Deborah was nominated for ‘Hotelier of the Year’ in the prestigious Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best’ Awards. In 2020, she was nominated for HOTELS ‘Independent Hotelier of the World’ Award.