Estelle Vassallo Appointed General Manager at Anantara Convento di Amalfi: Elevating Luxury Hospitality on the Amalfi Coast

Estelle Vassallo Appointed General Manager at Anantara Convento di Amalfi: Elevating Luxury Hospitality on the Amalfi Coast

(IN SHORT) Estelle Vassallo assumes the role of General Manager at Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel, bringing two decades of hospitality expertise to the iconic property overlooking Amalfi. With a background spanning esteemed brands across Europe and the United States, Estelle’s leadership, strategic vision, and commitment to sustainability promise to elevate guest experiences at this historic monastery-turned-luxury retreat. Under her guidance, the hotel aims to continue redefining luxury hospitality standards while preserving its rich history and offering unparalleled views of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

(PRESS RELEASE) Bangkok, Thailand, 2024-Mar-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Global hospitality group Minor Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Estelle Vassallo as General Manager at Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel. With two decades of expertise in the hospitality industry, Estelle brings a wealth of experience and a dynamic vision to this unique property, situated eighty metres above the stunning town of Amalfi.

Estelle’s journey in the hospitality sector has been one of continuous growth and accomplishment. Her most recent role as Hotel Manager at sister property Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam served as a testament to her leadership skills and dedication to quality. Prior to this, Estelle held senior operational and commercial positions in Spain, Belgium, Germany, Italy, and France, where she honed her craft at renowned hotel brands such as Hilton, Deutsche Hospitality, and within the Minor Hotels portfolio at NH Collection in New York and Barcelona.

During her tenure at Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Estelle played a pivotal role in facilitating the brand transition from NH Collection to Anantara, showcasing her adaptability and strategic acumen. Notably, she spearheaded the establishment of a Green Team and championed sustainable initiatives, which will also be implemented at Anantara Convento di Amalfi, underscoring her commitment to environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility.

Estelle will place particular emphasis on Team Member engagement and development, fostering a culture of appreciation and professional development, providing opportunities for advancement, and ensuring a supportive and inclusive work environment to guarantee the hotel is recognised as a preferred place of employment.

Fluent in five languages and holding a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Hospitality Management from Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, Estelle embodies a global perspective and a profound understanding of the intricacies of the hospitality landscape.

Expressing her enthusiasm for her new role, Estelle stated, “I am extremely proud to lead this unique Anantara property, which encapsulates the essence of the Amalfi coast with its rich history and panoramic vistas. I look forward to collaborating with the team, local community and partners to curate unforgettable experiences for our discerning clientele, as well as continuing to develop and enhance our Anantara Spa and dining concepts.”

Commenting on the appointment, Giles Selves Senior Vice President of Luxury Hotels for Minor Hotels Europe, said, “I am delighted to welcome Estelle to the iconic destination of the Amalfi Coast. With extensive hospitality experience and a keen eye for operational finesse this marks an exciting chapter for Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel, launched in May 2023, as it continues to redefine luxury hospitality and set new standards of excellence in the industry.”

Formerly a 13th-century monastery, Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel seamlessly blends historic charm with modern elegance, offering guests a unique and immersive experience. Boasting breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and its picture-perfect coastline, the hotel provides unparalleled hospitality and world-class amenities. From exquisite dining options to indulgent Anantara Spa treatments, every aspect of Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel is designed to create unforgettable moments for luxury travellers seeking a tranquil retreat in one of Italy’s most enchanting destinations.

About Anantara Hotels:

Anantara is a luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, connecting them to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences, and providing heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. The collection of distinct, thoughtfully designed luxury hotels and resorts provides a window through which to journey into invigorating new territory, curating personal travel experiences.

From cosmopolitan cities to desert sands to lush islands, Anantara connects travellers to the indigenous, grounds them in authentic luxury, and hosts them with passionate expertise. The portfolio currently boasts over 40 stunning properties located in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Seychelles, Mozambique, Zambia, Tunisia, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Hungary and The Netherlands, with a pipeline of future properties across Asia, Middle East, Europe, Africa and South America. The brand’s premier vacation ownership programme, Anantara Vacation Club, extends the opportunity to own a share in the Anantara experience with a portfolio of 8 luxurious Club Resorts as well as travel privileges at partner resorts and hotels worldwide.

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About Minor Hotels

Minor Hotels is an international hotel owner, operator and investor currently with more than 540 hotels in operation. Minor Hotels passionately explores new possibilities in hospitality with a diverse portfolio of properties designed intelligently to appeal to different kinds of travellers, serving new passions as well as personal needs. Through our Anantara, Avani, Oaks, Tivoli, NH Collection, NH Hotels, nhow, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Radisson Blu and Minor International properties, Minor Hotels operates in 56 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe, South America and North America.

With dynamic plans to expand existing brands and explore strategic acquisitions throughout opportunistic markets, Minor Hotels pursues a vision of a more passionate and interconnected world.

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Camilla Coburn Davis
Cluster Director of PR – Anantara Europe

Source: Minor Hotels