Shangri-La Mauritius welcomes new general manager

Gerhard Hecker has served as general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

Shangri-Las Le Touessrok Resort & Spa general manager Gerhard Hecker.
Shangri-Las Le Touessrok Resort & Spa general manager Gerhard Hecker.

Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius welcomes Gerhard Hecker as its new general manager.

Hecker is tasked with continuing to establish the 200-room resort, including its three beach villas, following its relaunch in November 2015. 

With over 24 years of experience specialising in the management of luxury five-star hotels and resorts, Hecker brings a wealth of brand knowledge and operational expertise. A German national, Hecker began his hotel career in the town of Garmisch Partenkirchen in the German Bavarian Alpine region. He joined Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts over a decade ago during the pre-opening phase of the group’s Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen property in China. Most recently, he held the position of general manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai and prior to that, held the same position at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta.

Located in a bay on the east coast of Mauritius, Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa offers views across the the Indian Ocean. The hotel has two swimming pools, an 18-hole par 72 championship golf course, a kids’ club and CHI, The Spa. The resort also features Ilôt Mangénie; a private island accessible to the resort’s guests, three beach villas with its own dedicated teams of staff, and six  restaurants and bars.

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