Industry Update
Appointment27 September 2017

Ali Afshar

Promoted Regional General Manager
At Warwick International Hotels (WIH) in Paris, France

Ali AfsharMr. Afshar, who has been head of Warwick Paris since 2014, was also given the reins of Warwick Reine Astrid - Lyon, a 4 star hotel residence that he knows perfectly well as a 6 years. A graduate in law, this hotel passionate has successively evolved in the group's establishments in Paris, Fiji, Geneva, Bali, Lyon and will undoubtedly contribute to achieving the ambitious objectives of these two establishments.

Institut Vatel - International Hotel Management School

Ali Afshar (Class of 0) is a graduate of Institut Vatel - International Hotel Management School in Paris - France
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Warwick International Hotels (WIH)

What began with the famed Warwick New York hotel in 1926 has grown to encompass an entire collection of hotels and resorts ­­– all worthy of the same iconic status. Each locale across the globe offers a harmonious hotel experience echoing the culture, history and charm of the destination at its doorstep.
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Recent Appointments at WIH

Tim Bathke - Area General Manager

18 September 2018 — Tim Bathke has been appointed as the new area general manager of Warwick Fiji and its properties. Mr Bathke's appointment is part of four new appointments at Warwick Hotels and Resorts Fiji.  The properties he will be in charge of include the Warwick Fiji, The Naviti Resort, Tambua Sands Beach Resort on the Coral Coast in Sigatoka and the Tokatoka Resort in Nadi.
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Joanne Taylor-Stagg - General Manager

6 July 2018 — Joanne Taylor-Stagg is the new general manager at The Capital Hotel and Apartments in Knightsbridge and is also responsible for The Levin Hotel and The London Bakery. Joanne joined from her 2-year role as general manager at The Trafalgar St James where she successfully repositioned the hotel from a 4-star to 5-star luxury.
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Christopher Chea - Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas

28 February 2018 — The adults-only, all-inclusive Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas has appointed Bahamian Christopher Chea as the resort"s new Executive Chef. Chea brings 40 years of culinary experience and education to his role where he will be responsible for overseeing the operations, menu development and food preparation at the resort"s five restaurants.
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