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.
Eden Rock - St Barths will undergo a design transformation ahead of its December 2018 reopening. The design will reflect the unique heritage and spirit of the much-loved hotel, whilst adding a new style and additional facilities to the mix.
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.
The Oetker Collection is to add a new masterpiece hotel to its collection – Jumby Bay, the private island resort in the Caribbean. Located right in front of the main island of Antigua, Jumby Bay Island combines a very well-established luxury resort with 40 rooms and suites, three restaurants, excellent spa and fitness facilities, water sports, five tennis courts and 50 individually designed and fully staffed villas and estate homes for holiday rental.
Palácio Tangará opened in São Paulo, Brazil, last month, marking a new era for European-owned Oetker Collection as it expands into the Americas for the first time. The hotel offers 141 spacious guestrooms - including 59 suites - all with beautiful views overlooking the park. Here Natália Murgel visits for Breaking Travel News.
Simon Thomas, head concierge at The Lanesborough in London, will be appointed international president of Les Clefs d’Or later this month at the Union Internationale des Concierges d’Hôtels. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole chats with Thomas ahead of his appointment to discover more about what this prestigious honour means to him.
Palácio Tangará will open in São Paulo in June 2017, marking a new era for European-owned Oetker Collection as it expands into the Americas for the first time.