Industry Update
Appointment24 August 2018

Thomas Henseler

Named Corporate Food & Beverage Director
At Solmar Hotels & Resorts in Cabo San Lucas, BCS, Mexico

Thomas Henseler

As Corporate Food & Beverage Director for Solmar Hotels & Resorts, Thomas Henseler will spearhead the company's culinary and wine offering by implementing innovative concepts and focusing on heightening the guest experience across all seven properties. Originally from Germany, Henseler has more than 30 years in the industry having served in multiple roles across the globe. As a certified MasterChef, Henseler was previously as Sous Chef, Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage at top brands such as Hilton Hotels, Shangri La Hotels, Le Meridien Hoteles Marco Polo Hotels Orient Express and Villagroup Resorts. Most recently he served as General Manager for both La Residence d'Angkor, Cambodia and La Residence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang, Laos where his notable accomplishments included an employee restructure that substantially reduced costs, as well as overseeing a seven-month renovation and implementation of new food and beverage concepts.

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Hotelfachschule Heidelberg

Thomas Henseler (Class of 1991) is a graduate of Hotelfachschule Heidelberg in Heidelberg - Germany
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Solmar Hotels & Resorts

Since 1974, Solmar Hotels & Resorts has been welcoming guests to its collection of seven all-suite resorts located in Baja California Sur’s most desired beach destinations. Within the award-winning portfolio is Grand Solmar Land’s End Resort & Spa, Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Golf & Spa, Grand Solmar The Residences at Rancho San Lucas, Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa, The Ridge at Playa Grande, Solmar Resort and Quinta del Sol by Solmar.
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Recent Appointments at Solmar

Jean Louis Magron - Property Management Director

24 August 2018 — Jean Louis Magron is no stranger to the company, having previously served as General Manager at the Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa during its construction and grand opening. He now returns as Property Management Director at Rancho San Lucas to oversee the successful operation of both the residential and resort portfolio, while implementing the highest brand standards for this new real estate and golf venture.
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Diego Weiss - Corporate Hospitality Director

24 August 2018 — With over 20 years of hospitality management experience, Diego Weiss comes to Solmar Hotels & Resorts with a strong commitment to service excellence in the Rooms Division. This highly-motivated professional previously held the position of Resort Manager at Esperanza an Auberge Resort for almost a decade where he directed all aspects of the hotel's daily operation and served as an instrumental part in driving a hotel-wide cultural change in leadership by establishing Five Star and Five Diamond service standards.
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Jonny Hansen - Director of Real Estate

31 January 2018 — Solmar Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonny Hansen as Director of Real Estate for the company"s newest development, Rancho San Lucas, an 834-acre private resort community that blends a world-class resort experience with residential lifestyle amenities.
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