NEWLYAPPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER AT THE WESTIN RESORT MACAU
The Westin Resort Macau has recently appointed Mr. Stephan Winkler as the new General Manager.
Stephanis a German national, born in 1962. Hestudied languages before entering the Hotel Business. He started his hotel career in 1982 at Munich’s landmark hotel, the “Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski”. Stephan has worked for otherworld famous hotels in his younger years, such as the “Ritz” in Paris.
After Germany’s reunification,he was appointed as Director of Sales & Marketing at the “Bristol Hotel Kempinski” in Berlin in 1990.
In December 1994,Stephan moved overseas for the first time and worked as Director of Rooms in 5-star hotels in Hong Kong and Jakarta. In 1998, he returned to Munichto lead the sales team of “Hotel Rafael”, Germany’s first true ‘boutique’ hotel.
In July 2001, he joined “Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hotels”as Deputy General Manager of “Sheraton Heliopolis Hotel, Towers & Casino” Cairo/Egypt, a post he held for 3 years.
Stephan took up his first General Manager position in 2003 in Indonesia at Lombok’s first 5-star hotel, the “Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort”. Then the call came to move to Thailand where he was entrusted with the opening of the new 5-star “Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa”. Having become an opening specialist he ventured to India, successfully opening “The Westin Pune Koregaon Park” from 2008 to 2011, which marked the entry of the Westin Brand into the Indian market.
Stephan has now joined “The Westin Macau Resort”, planning to rejuvenate this extraordinary property on Coloane Island with his expertise and leadership.
Stephan stated“I could not imagine a more exciting task, coming to the vibrant market of Macau, not forgetting to mention the warm welcome I received here from the Team and the Owning Company. Having gathered great talent, my team and I are excited to offer renewing guest experiences at our beautiful resort, with its family friendly environment, next to the Macau Golf & Country Club”.
Stephan’s passion is Golf and within Starwood’s philosophy his credo is simple: “Take a quality product, combine it with excellent service and true leadership”. This recipe will put “The Westin Macau Resort”on the path to peak in 2011 and beyond.
Apart from hotel and family life, little time is left for his other interests: literature, arts and golf. Stephan speaks several languages including French, Arabicand Bahasa Indonesia.
韋善峰先生 Mr. Stephan Winkler
澳門威斯汀度假酒店–座落於路環的著名五星級酒店，最近由韋善峰先生(Stephan Winkler)出任總經理。他生於一九六二年，藉屬德國。修讀語言系的Stephan於一九八二年加入Munich’s landmark hotel (Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski) ，開始了他多姿多彩的酒店事業之旅，他其後也曾於巴黎的「Ritz」等世界知名的酒店工作。
於一九九零年德國統一後，韋善峰被委任為柏林Bristol Hotel Kempinski的銷售及市場推廣總監。其後於一九九四年十二月，他展開人生第一次的海外調職，先後於香港和雅加達的五星級酒店擔任房務總監，為他的酒店事業旅途打下穩健的基礎。於一九九八年，思鄉心切的他回到祖國德國慕尼黑，並於那裡著名的精品酒店Hotel Rafael帶領銷售團隊創下佳績。