Robert-Jan Woltering appointed Regional Vice President of Mexico and Central America for Accor luxury brands
“I am proud but humbled of my new role, and I am looking for opportunities to contribute to the growth of our luxury brands with new openings and strategic partnerships in the years to come,” said Robert-Jan, Regional Vice President of Mexico and central America for the Accor Luxury Brands.
Robert-Jan brings a wealth of hospitality experience accumulated over more than 35 years, occupying several management positions on five continents. A frequent traveler, his appreciation and respect for different cultures and his ability to speak five languages and lead teams with different management styles in several countries, have contributed to his success.
Robert-Jan started his career at Accor in 1995 as Food & Beverage Manager at Sofitel Luxembourg. Since then he has held various positions at numerous properties including that of Regional Vice President for Fairmont and Raffles Hotels in the United Arab Emirates, as well as managing director of prestigious hotels, such as the famous Raffles Singapore, Fairmont kea lani, Fairmont Dubai, Sofitel Germany and Sofitel Legend at Amsterdam, to only cite a few. Most recently, Robert-Jan was General Manager of Accor Luxe Mexico and General Manager of Fairmont Mayakoba.
Native the Netherlands, Robert-Jan sees himself as a citizen of the world with an innate love of learning and traveling. In addition to speaking his native language, Dutch, he is fluent in English, German and French, with a basic command of Arabic. He attended The Hague Hotel School, The Institute of Hotel Management, and remains committed to his education and professional development. Recently, he obtained his certificate in hotel real estate investments and asset management from Cornell University in 2019. In his spare time, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
About the Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
Nestled in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Mexico, the 401-room Fairmont Mayakoba is an AAA Five Diamond resort set on 45 acres, within a private luxury community. Surrounded by lush mangrove forest interspersed with water channels, the property offers over 46,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, a Willow Stream Spa with 20 treatment rooms, and El Camaleón golf course, host of the only official PGA TOUR event in Mexico. A dedication to a green philosophy has earned the Fairmont Mayakoba the Rainforest Alliance audit among others eco-rewards. For reservations contact your travel agent or meeting planner, call 1 (800) 540 6088 or email [email protected], or visit fairmont.com/Mayakoba or follow Fairmont Mayakoba on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, and Instagram.
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