The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv appoints Torsten Richter as General Manager of The Jaffa. After a successful opening in August 2018 under the helm of Galit Heller, Director of Sales and Marketing, Richter brings his expertise in luxury hospitality to the project.
Richter boasts a long career in luxury hospitality, having just come from the SO/Sofitel Bangkok, Accor Hotels & Resorts, Thailand. He began his career at Schlosshotel, Bühlerhöhe in Germany and has since been with renowned hotels around the world such as the Langham Hilton Hotel, Hyde Park Hotel, The Mark Hotel, New York and Savoy Hotel, London.
Richter joined the Starwood Group back in 1997, rising through the ranks and travelling from Europe to South East Asia. In 2006 he was promoted to his first General Manager role at the Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort and boasted a successful tenure in which he was awarded several awards, including 'Thailand's leading Spa Award' by World Travel Awards.
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15 November 2019 — Playa Largo Resort & Spa, situated on the Florida Bay in Key Largo, Florida, has recently announced Kristine Cox as the new General Manager of the 14.5-acre property. Cox will oversee all aspects of the 175-room resort including day-to-day operations, staff development, financial planning, sales and revenue, and overall guest satisfaction.
8 November 2019 — W Miami, recently named the #4 Miami Hotel in Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards, is proud to introduce Ricardo Jarquin as executive chef. The award-winning chef will oversee all culinary operations for the hotel, including the curation of the menus for the hotel's signature restaurant, ADDiKT, the WET Deck Café at the newly reopened 15th floor pool, and in-room dining.