Industry Update
Appointment27 January 2021

Thomas Guss

Appointed General Manager
At The Chedi Muscat, Oman

Thomas Guss

The Chedi Muscat announced the appointment of its esteemed General Manager, Thomas Guss, from January 2021. With an inspiring vision of quintessential modern hospitality, Thomas comes from a family of hoteliers and brings a wealth of authentic luxury experience from his work in the industry across Europe and the Middle East.

Born in Germany and brought up in Paris, Thomas is an accomplished hospitality professional with over 30 years' experience in the luxury hospitality industry. He completed his Master's in Hospitality Administration and Management from French Military School Baden-Baden in 1988.

Thomas started his career as a chef and in 1990 he moved into a management training program that set his first footing for managing luxury hotels across the world. He efficiently worked his way through various roles in the industry from being the Director of Food and Beverage to the Director of Sales and Marketing, allowing him to gain an all-rounded hospitality experience.

At the age of 32, he took his first position as general manager. Since then he has transformed numerous properties into leading luxury hotels.

Thomas is a strong leader who prides himself in growing and nurturing talent. This approach remains at the heart of the hospitality business and it is with this dedication and leadership that he will lead the team at The Chedi Muscat. With his proven prowess in hospitality management, revenue analysis and food & beverage background, Thomas is the hospitality virtuoso who will lead the ultra-luxury hotel to new soaring heights.
Thomas' vision is to turn challenges into opportunities. His mission is to position The Chedi Muscat as a leading luxury lifestyle hotel in the GCC.

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Established in 1992, GHM (General Hotel Management Ltd.) is known for conceptualising, developing and operating an exclusive group of hotels and resorts. With an expansive portfolio and more projects in the pipeline, GHM prides itself in providing guests with a distinctive lifestyle experience that is unrivalled.
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