LUX* Resorts & Hotels is delighted to announce the recent appointment of well-deserving, key figures across their properties in Mauritius.
Pascal Bertrand has been promoted from General Manager of LUX* Belle Mare in Mauritius to Regional General Manager of LUX* Belle Mare, LUX* Grand Gaube and Ile des Deux Cocos. Pascal’s relentless imagination, expertise and enthusiasm will continue to be an asset in the ever growing success of our brand, when he takes on his upcoming role supervising all operations at three LUX*
“I am thrilled to step up to the role of Regional General Manager of LUX* Resorts & Hotels in Mauritius. I hold the hotels very close to my heart and I am looking forward to sharing this passion with our guests. With the support of a strong and devoted team, I am confident that LUX* Resorts & Hotels will continue to be successful and shine ‘Island Light’ on all those who visit.” - Pascal Bertrand
Jean Pierre Auriol
Jean Pierre Auriol has as well took on the additional responsibility, of Tamassa in his capacity as Area General Manager whilst remaining as General Manager of LUX* Le Morne. Having worked with leading hotel companies since 1978, Jean Pierre joined the group in 2003 as GM of LUX*Belle Mare. In 2005, he became the GM at LUX* Le Morne lending his ongoing passion for the hospitality industry to LUX* Resorts & Hotels.
“ I am very pleased to have been entrusted to take operational control over Tamassa, yet remaining General Manager at LUX* Le Morne. I have passion for resorts and Tamassa has certainly the potential to become a very exciting resort; a place for 360°
enjoyment where something exciting always happens, where food is innovative and amazing, where Team Members enjoy helping guests to celebrate life and, at the end a place guests will desire for their holiday. There is no better place than Tamassa to live the LUX* concept. All my efforts will go in this direction.”-Jean Pierre Auriol
On the same note, Ashish Modak has been promoted to the position of General Manager of LUX* Belle Mare. After spending three years at LUX* Maldives, Ashish left the resort with an indelible legacy, joining LUX* Belle Mare as Resident Manager in June 2011. Ashish has over 13 years of international experience within the Hospitality Management field.
“It is with great pride and with a huge sense of responsibility that I am taking over the position of General Manager at LUX* Belle Mare. I believe this is a truly special resort, being immaculately designed, featuring excellent local cuisine and with a team of dedicated and great professionals. Going forward, the resort shall work towards bettering our customer service and offer several exciting, refreshing and rejuvenating experiences for our guests.” - Ashish Modak
The culinary masterminds of LUX* Resorts & Hotels have not gone unnoticed. LUX* is delighted to announce the appointment of Thomas Bastian as new Executive Chef at LUX* Le Morne, bringing more than 20 years of experience with him following this Executive Chef roles at Hilton, Aman Resorts and Starwood.
LUX* Resorts & Hotels is welcoming increasing numbers of guests from the Chinese market and his delighted to introduce Koh Kim Chiew, better known as Chef Dan, who has recently joined the group as the Chinese Master Chef. Chef Dan shared in his usual joyful and optimistic style that: “My first visit to Mauritius was for the food tasting held at LUX* Belle Mare and I was very impressed by the Mauritian hospitality and the Team Members during my short visit”.
Mahabeer Singh Gaharwar is another addition to LUX*Belle Mare’s new restaurants. His enthusiasm and management skills are sure to please his colleagues almost as much as guests will enjoy his Indian creations.
Last but not least we can welcome Suksan Supprasert who has also joined the talented team at LUX* Le Morne. He has spent years perfecting his skills in Thai cuisine, and is the new Thai Chef at Nipa Restaurant