Robert-Jan Woltering has been promoted to regional vice president of Mexico and Central America for Accor Luxury Brands, and will continue in his current role as the general manager of Fairmont Mayakoba.
Woltering has more than 35 years in the industry and has been with Accor since 1995. He began his journey with Accor as food and beverage manager at the Sofitel Luxembourg. Since then, he has worked in various capacities at numerous properties: regional vice president for Fairmont and Raffles Hotels in the UAE, and general manager of Raffles Singapore, Fairmont Kea Lani, Fairmont Dubai, Sofitel Germany and Sofitel Legend in Amsterdam. Most recently, Woltering was the area general manager Accor Luxe Mexico.
In his new role, he will uphold operational standards and oversee hotel openings, such as introducing the SO/ brand to the region with the upcoming opening of SO/ Los Cabos Hotel & Residences, and the opening of Fairmont Costa Canuva in the Riviera Nayarit within the next few years.
"I am proud yet humbled for my new role, and I am looking for opportunities to contribute to the growth of our luxury brands with new openings and strategic partnerships in the years to come," said Woltering.