Nanuku Auberge Resort Fiji has announced the appointment of Sascha Hemmann to the role of General Manager.
A German national, Mr Hemmann needs little introduction to the international hospitality industry.
His career spans more than 23 years specialising in resort operations and management with a strong focus on luxury properties in Europe, the Maldives, the Middle East, the United States, South East Asia and China.
This includes key roles with some of the best-known names on the international hotel scene, among them several Leading Hotels of the World-branded properties including the Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa, Dubai, UAE; Raffles Resort Canouan Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean, and the Capella Hotel Group.
Mr Hemmann’s career with the Capella Group over a six-year period saw him hold senior managerial positions at three of the company’s high profile properties – the Capella Hotel – Founders Inn & Spa Conference Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA; the Capella Solis Vanke Centre, Shenzen, China, and the Capella Singapore & The Club at Capella (Residences) located on Sentosa Island.
His experience also extends to the Ritz Hotel, London; the Dusit Thani Hotel Dubai and the Fairmont Dubai, UAE; One & Only Kanuhura, Maldives, The Empire Hotel & Country Club in Darussalam, Sultanate of Brunei and also in his hometown at the Four Seasons Berlin.
Further rounding out his CV, Mr Hemmann’s experience also includes a stint on board the Cunard Line’s MS Royal Viking Sun in the Bahamas.
Prior to his Fiji appointment Mr Hemmann was general manager for Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spa’s flagship property, the Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa in Phuket, Thailand.
A self-described “hotelier by heart” Mr Hemmann is renowned as a driven and conscientious team player with a commitment to deliver.