Tschuggen Hotel Group appoints Leo Maissen Chief Development Officer - Insights

Tschuggen Hotel Group appoints Leo Maissen Chief Development Officer

Leo Maissen Leo Maissen will be promoted to Chief Development Officer of the Tschuggen Hotel Group and will be succeeded by Stefan Noll in the autumn, beginning September 1, 2017.__

ÒI am delighted that, in my new role, I will be able to commit myself more fully to strategic challenges and further product development across our whole hotel group,”Êsaid Mr MaissenÊofÊthe new senior management position, based in Zurich.Ê”Creative ideas are essential to the further development of our group and will allow us to remain at the top of the Swiss luxury hotel sector.”_Ê_

Creative ideas are a speciality of Mr Maissen’s. Kicking off his final season as General Manager will be the Tour de Swiss. From June 30-July 2, 2017, a biking tour stretching nearly 112 miles, and spanning altitudes of approximately a mile and a half betweenÊthe Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Arosa, and the Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona will welcome this summer’s active guests.__

Also under Mr Maissen’s guidance, the property has implemented various unique seasonal amenities, such as the popular igloo restaurant in the winter, and the horseback riding, teepee overnight excursion by Lake Schwesilee, which will be implemented for the second time this summer.

ÒI am very excited about my new position as General Manager of the Tschuggen Grand Hotel and am looking forward to continuing to write the success story of the hotel with my new team,Ó said Mr Noll._Ê_

Mr Noll is currently Executive Assistant Manager of the Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz. From September 1, the 40-year-old will manage the five-star Tschuggen Grand Hotel, home to the famous Tschuggen Bergoase spa, designed by Mario Botta and one Michelin-starred La Vetta restaurant.__

Born in Germany, Mr Noll was previously responsible for the entire pre-opening phase of the Hotel Chedi in Andermatt. Prior to that,Êhe was General Manager of the two Chedi hotels in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and the Chedi Club in Ubud on Bali. Earlier roles in his career were in luxury hotels such as The Legian in Bali, The Leela in Goa and the Mandarin-Oriental in London. Noll is married with a four-year-old son. He enjoys sporting activities in his free time.


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