The Datai Langkawi, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, has announced the appointment of Stephane Duvacher as its new General Manager. Mr Duvacher’s appointment coincides with the completion of predecessor Arnaud Girodon’s move to his role as CEO of Datai Hotels and Resorts.
Stephane Duvacher, General Manager, The Datai Langkawi
Mr Duvacher looks back on an illustrious hospitality career, spanning over 25 years. He started out as a chef, with tenures at esteemed Michelin-starred restaurants, and then moved on to F&B Director and General Manager roles around the world for renowned brands such as Rosewood and InterContinental. Most recently, Mr Duvacher was General Manager of InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort.
Well-respected within the industry for his exceptional leadership skills and integrity as well as his dedication to sustainable development and gastronomic excellence, Mr Duvacher brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will further support the growth and development of The Datai Langkawi’s natural luxury ethos and offerings.
On his appointment, Stephane Duvacher commented, “I am delighted to have been appointed General Manager of The Datai Langkawi. For three decades, the iconic resort has been one of the world’s most beautiful… and it is an honour to be joining such a dedicated, legendary institution. I look forward to continuing the exceptional work that Arnaud Girodon has done, including leading the resort through the expansive renovations of 2017 – 18 and concurrent brand refresh, and continuing the resort’s commitment to sustainability through The Datai Pledge. It’s wonderful to be working closely with all of the team to further elevate the natural luxury offerings, market-leading sustainability practices and excellence in guest service and experience.”