Nicolas Messian appointed as new General Manager at the prestigious LUX* Grand Baie, Mauritius
30 June 2023
Global hospitality group The Lux Collective has appointed Nicolas Messian as the General Manager of its newest five-star luxury hotel LUX* Grand Baie, Mauritius. Opened in December 2021, this modern design-inspired luxury resort has been named the global winner of Robb Report Best of the Best Awards - The Best In Travel for Island Getaway.
With his leadership and expertise, Nicolas aims to elevate LUX* Grand Baie into an extraordinary resort destination. Drawing upon his extensive experience in luxury hotel management spanning over two decades, he will leverage his international expertise to enhance the overall resort standards and performance. Nicolas' vision is to open new opportunities in the dynamic tourism market and strengthen the position of LUX* Grand Baie as a pinnacle of luxury and sophistication. The exclusive resort caters to discerning guests seeking an ambience of refined elegance, while providing them with a fresh and attentive experience that exceeds their expectations.
"I am truly delighted to embark on this exciting chapter in Mauritius. For years, this island has a reputation for exceptional hospitality and hotel services. The prospect of working here has always held a magnetic appeal for me. I am grateful to have the opportunity to be here with my family and immerse myself in the managing of this award-winning resort. From its unique architectural design to its exquisite culinary offerings and personalised service, LUX* Grand Baie exudes splendour in every aspect. My team and I are dedicated to delivering crafted experiences that transform each moment into something extraordinary," said Nicolas.
As a passionate leader whose values resonate deeply with that of The Lux Collective, Nicolas fosters continuous development of his team members. He champions a participatory leadership approach that encourages every employee, regardless of their position, to actively engage in the hotel's activities and inspires the pursuit of professional aspirations – to achieve personal fulfilment and individual growth.
Throughout his career, Nicolas has worked in numerous diverse countries and led renowned hotel establishments including Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Dorchester Hotel in London, One & Only Royal Mirage in Dubai and Soneva Fushi in the Maldives.
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