Appointed General Manager
At Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica in Portsmouth
Having worked in various destinations and cultures such as Egypt, Jordan, South Africa and the UK, Russel brings to his new position a wealth of experience in luxury hotel business from around the globe. Before joining the brand new resort in Dominica, he also worked as General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Egypt and at the Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa in the Dead Sea, Jordan. Starting his career in hospitality industry in 1990 at the Sheraton Park Tower Knightsbridge London, Russel gained experience in various departments during a long-term traineeship in a private owned hotel in South Africa. In addition, Russel has a strong Food & Beverage background working his way up from Assistant F&B Manager over Director of F&B to General Manager. A British national, Russel speaks Afrikaans, Dutch and Zulu in addition to this English mother tongue.