Marco Saxer has been appointed the general manager of Swissôtel Kolkata, the internationally renowned Swiss hospitality group’s maiden property in India.
He brings with him over 20 years of experience from international hotel chains across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Saxer’s career began with the Carlton Hotel, Singapore followed by various positions in sales, F&B and finance with Radisson and Holiday Inn.
Between 2001 and 2010 he was the general manager of the Amari Atrium Hotel in Bangkok followed by the position of General Manager at Mövenpick Hotel in Kuwait.
Saxer is a graduate from the Hotel Management School in Lausanne (EHL) and holds a diploma in Strategic Management from Cornell University NY, USA.
Swissôtel Kolkata is the newest luxury address in the city of Kolkata which offers well-appointed leisure and business facilities.
Boasting an under-one-roof concept, Swissôtel Kolkata has 147 contemporary guest rooms and luxury suites with spectacular Jacuzzis, four restaurants and bars, a fitness centre, a rooftop swimming pool, and over 1261 square meters of meeting space with the largest pillarless banquet in the city.
The hotel is part of a new urban development with an attached mall featuring shops, restaurants and a multiplex cinema.