Industry Update
Appointment 5 March 2020

Thibaut Stettler

Appointed Hotel Manager
At Awei Metta in Hpa-an, Myanmar

Thibaut Stettler

Though just 30 years old, Swiss national Thibaut Stettler has worked in the hotel sector for more than 12 years. Born in Jakarta and having spent most of his life in Asia, he considers this continent his home although he graduated in his homeland from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, one of the world's foremost schools in hospitality.

Stettler joined Memories Group in Myanmar in 2016, originally as a business development associate before being handed the job of Hotel Manager at the Keinnara Hpa-an, a 19-key eco-lodge nestled among the picturesque mountainous landscape of Karen State.

The young Swiss hotelier now takes on Awei Metta, a chic new business and leisure hotel, which opened its doors to guests just over a year ago in the leafy western suburbs of Yangon. Situated close to the city's international airport, this modern 46-key resort features a restaurant specializing in French cuisine, a sophisticated cigar room, swimming pool, fitness center, spa, tennis courts, and a conference room seating up to 200 guests.

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Thibaut Stettler (Class of 2015) is a graduate of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne - Switzerland
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