Fairmont The Palm has appointed Steven Stefaniuk as hotel manager.
A spokesperson said that Stefaniuk brings a wealth of experience to this position with over 16 years in the hospitality industry, having held progressive management roles within Fairmont Hotels Internationally.
Mark Sawkins, general manager of Fairmont The Palm said: “We are pleased to welcome Steven to the team at Fairmont The Palm. He has joined at an exciting time for the resort with our addition of new restaurants and enhanced lifestyle offerings across our spa and leisure facilities.
“His knowledge and experience within ACCOR hotels and in the region will go hand in hand with our strategic vision and we are very excited to work together to support a successful 2018 and beyond.”
He joined Fairmont Hotels and Resorts in 2002 as Restaurant Manager at Calgary Eau Claire (A Fairmont Managed Hotel) in Canada.
Shortly after, he moved to Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver as food & beverage manager until 2004.
Stefaniuk was promoted to assistant director of food & beverage when he moved to Fairmont Banff Springs and a few years later was further promoted to director of food and beverage, before transferring to Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda and progressing to director of operations in 2013.
Prior to his new role at Fairmont The Palm, Steven worked at Fairmont Dubai as hotel manager from 2016, where he managed the 600 room property for the last two years.