Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed Stefan Thumiger as the cluster general manager for Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah.
His most recent role was that of COO hospitality, Treasure Bay Bintan at Landmark Berhad, Singapore.
He commented: “I am very grateful to the Wyndham Hotel Group for having given me this fantastic opportunity. Both Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah are fabulous properties with tremendous potential for growth and I look forward to working with the hotel team to maintain and enhance operations in order to deliver the highest level of guest satisfaction whilst contributing to the hospitality landscape of the UAE by setting the finest standards.”
The Swiss national brings over 34 years of hospitality experience having begun his career in 1983 and worked with Banyan Tree, Hilton Worldwide and Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts.
Some of his previous positions include director of operations, Hilton Abu Dhabi and corporate GM of Banyan Tree Hotel & Resorts, where he oversaw the pre-openings of Seoul, Dubai, Macau and Koh Samui properties.
He was later appointed GM of Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul, South Korea, where he was responsible for opening the boutique city hotel.