Frank Marrenbach, longstanding chief executive of the Oetker Collection, has confirmed he will leave the company to take on a new role as managing partner of Germany-based Althoff Hotels.
Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa has appointed Henning Matthiesen to the role of managing director. The property is considered the flagship of the Oetker Collection.
Oetker Collection has appointed Aleksandra Vukojevic to the role of managing director at Jumby Bay Island. Born in Croatia, Vukojevic graduated from the University of Medicine and started her career as a medical doctor.
The Lanesborough has announced that Stuart Geddes will be joining as hotel manager, commencing his role in October. Geddes joins from the Goring Hotel, where he worked as general manager, and brings a wealth of experience to the team at the Lanesborough, having worked in some of the finest hotels in London.
Le Bristol Paris has invited guests to spend a surreal night’s sleep in the Paris Suite. The space has been reimagined by radical pop artist Bertand Lavier and transformed into a ‘live-in’ exhibit.
In her new role, Joelle Edwards-Tonks will lead Oetker Collection’s global sales, marketing and communications operations, a new position representing the consolidation of these three fields into one tightly knit department.
After a successful career with prestigious hotel groups throughout the world, Sandro Fabris will take the helm of Jumby Bay Island in November.
The Lanesborough, London, has announced the appointment of Marco Novella as managing director. In his new role, Novella will be overseeing operations of the Lanesborough while driving growth and ensuring service excellence in all departments.
Breaking Travel News hears from Tom Bates, head of PR and communications at The Lanesborough Club & Spa in London, about the significant investments the property has been making in its wellness product. On a successful night for the property, he is also collecting the trophy for World’s Best New Hotel Spa 2017.