Mazza moves to Muscat's Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah

Based in the Middle East since 2014, Mazza brings to this role 20 years of experience in hospitality

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman resident manager Sandro Mazza.
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman resident manager Sandro Mazza.

Sandro Mazza has joined Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Sultanate of Oman as resident manager.Based in the Middle East since 2014, Mazza brings to this role 20 years of experience in hospitality across markets such as London, Bahrain, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi and, most recently, the Maldives.

He joins Muscat’s integrated family resort, comprising the family and leisure-focused Al Waha and Al Bandar hotel wings, from Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives, where he was resident manager. Previously, he held the position of resident manager at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.

In his new role, Mazza will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the resort’s 460 guestrooms, 14 restaurants and bars, 1,008m2 Barr Al Jissah Ballroom, leisure facilities including Oman’s only 'Lazy River', 500 metres of beach, a variety of water-sport activities and the hotel's signature Chi, The Spa with its 12 outdoor treatment villas.

Mazza joined Shangri-La in 2006 as assistant front office manager, and became Valley Wing manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore in 2009. He was appointed front office manager at China World Summit Wing, Beijing in 2009 before progressing to become director of rooms at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, when he was based in Hong Kong for two years, from 2012 until 2014. From there, he was promoted to resident manager of the Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.

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