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Five Star Luxury Resorts | Exotic Spas | Development

Development

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Founded in 1995 with a mission to promote responsible practices in top-tier hospitality, Six Senses remains at the forefront of innovation in this global lifestyle sector. With our commitment to sustainable development, inspired design and empathic service delivery, Six Senses continues to create inspiring experiences and strong guest loyalty as we expand our portfolio to unique places of outstanding beauty.

At Six Senses we value our owners and partners, and take great pride in the strength of our relationships. We believe that every unit in our portfolio is special and distinctive; we therefore carefully conceptualize and adopt a customized approach in order for it to develop an individual personality. In doing so, we provide multiple avenues for ongoing and reciprocal communication. 

With dedicated team support, focused marketing with dynamic sales and distribution systems, we commit to provide the resources needed to launch your project and ensure that it is positioned effectively in its niche so as to achieve market leadership.

From exotic spas and resorts to private clubs and luxurious residences, Six Senses excels at creating facilities that are innovative, sustainable and representative of the destination where located.  Six Senses employs a skilled team dedicated to architecture, design, construction and project management. The goal with each new project is to dream big starting with a brilliant design which then incorporates regional architecture and landscaping, resulting in an extraordinary cultural offering with a strong sense of place wedded to contemporary attitude. From an operational side, great attention is placed on hiring the right hosts at each resort and spa, rolling out brand- and property-specific standards and creating experiences that are unique and special to the location. This applies to everything - from writing restaurant menus, crafting guest activities to developing locally-inspired spa treatments and even unique guest room collateral.

We invite you to get to know us so that together we can explore how you can benefit from the Six Senses system and brands, to achieve top returns on your investment. We believe that you will see why our stakeholders recognize us as the most preferred management company in our class.

Development Team

Omar  Romero
Vice President, Development – Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
E  omar@sixsenses.com

Omar is responsible for the continued, sustained growth of the hotel and spa companies globally. The existing portfolio is currently in China, Oman, Portugal, the Maldives, Vietnam, Thailand, Seychelles and France. There are projects in construction and due to open in Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Bhutan, Taiwan, Switzerland, Austria, Brazil, Costa Rica, Israel, United States, Turkey and others in China. With ten (10) Six Senses resorts, two (2) Evason resorts and 27 Six Senses spas, the brand will grow more than double in size over the next 24 months.

Omar has been with Six Senses for over 15 years with a decade of those years spent leading the development team globally. Born and raised in Mexico, he holds dual nationality Mexican and Spanish passports, as his family are natives of Galicia, Spain. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the prestigious Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland and a Diploma in Hotel Management from Les Roches, Hotel Management School. Married and father of three, he enjoys cooking, diving, traveling and reading. Omar enjoys learning new languages and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English. He is always on a quest to find exciting development opportunities for Six Senses.

Omar spends a quarter of his time roaming the world, where he personally likes to spend time with owners and their sites. He likes to live and breathe the site prior to deciding its potential for Six Senses and enjoys educating all new partners in philosophies of Six Senses Hotels Resorts and Spas. His belief is in ensuring any new property that gets signed provides localization for all Six Senses clients and ensuring that each new opening sets a new standard for out of the ordinary experiences that would enable people to Reconnect with themselves, each other and the world around them.


Robin Chalier
Director of Development - Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
E  robin.chalier@sixsenses.com

Robin is responsible for the international expansion of the company and more specifically in Europe, Caribbean and Latin America. He has been leading successfully hotels and resorts development projects in this regions for the last 10 years, both hotels takeovers and green field developments. 

Robin joined Six Senses after having worked for various international groups, because he fully identifies himself with the personality of Six Senses and the company’s vision. He is indeed convinced that the future of successful hospitality is based on personification of each projects.  Robin is passionate with his mission that is to expand Six Senses into new and exciting locations, creating destinations unto themselves

Born and raised in France, Robin holds degrees in international business and hotel management. He is fluent in French, Spanish and English and have lived many years in Barcelona, where he loves to spend his holidays enjoying the local lifestyle. 



Olivier Boppe
Director of Development – Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
E  olivier.boppe@sixsenses.com

Olivier is responsible for evaluating and pursuing new hotel, resort and spa developments, to ensure that new developments are in line with the standards and expansion strategy as outlined within the company.

Born in Switzerland, Olivier grew up between Asia and his native country before earning a Bachelor of Science degree from the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland. Prior to joining Six Senses, Olivier worked for renowned consulting and hotel companies such as Starwood, PwC, and Horwath HTL, gaining valuable international experiences, and releasing publications on upcoming wellness developments.

Fluent in English and French, Olivier enjoys skiing and traveling, seeking for unexpected countries to find ski resorts.

Frank Sorgiovanni
Director of Development – Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
frank.sorgiovanni@sixsenses.com

Frank commenced with Six Senses in 2018 and is actively seeking new hotel, resort and spa development opportunities globally with a keen focus on the Asia Pacific region.  His geographical specialization in hotels and hospitality is wide, undertaking numerous projects in Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia.

The Australian-born native was raised in Perth and worked for over ten years in Melbourne across real estate and finance-related advisory roles with companies including CBRE and ANZ, before relocating to Singapore.

Whilst in Singapore, he was a Senior Vice President and Head of Research Asia Pacific with JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group.  At JLL, Frank authored several well-known industry reports and regularly provided market updates at company client events and industry conferences throughout the region.  He is an avid traveler and self-confessed urban foodie who enjoys seeing the world and is always hungry for more.


Management Services

Six Senses provides full hotel, resort and spa management which consists of identifying key objectives for the resort and spa and implementation through the unit General Manager. This includes the following sections: 

1.  Accounting
2.  Administration
3.  Cost Control
4.  Day to Day Operations
5.  Quality Assurance
6.  Finance
7.  Insurance
8.  Maintenance
9.  Management Staff
10. Marketing Sales & PR
11. Property Management 

Technical and Pre-opening Services

From the moment of signing the management agreement up until the official opening date of the resort, Six Senses will be providing Technical Services and Concept Design Guidance, and will prepare all necessary documentation and research in order to optimize the project's feasibility, perceived risk and operational efficiency. 

Project appraisal
1. Conceptual design brief
2. Assistance with feasibility study or market research
3. Analysis of competition
4. Financial review and models

Concepts and design
1. Concept Design brief to the design team
2. Area Requirements brief
3. Customer and Operational flow chart
4. Review of all Architectural / Interior Design drawings 

Detail design and planning
1. M&E specifications
2. Compilation of FF&E
3. Recommendations of equipment suppliers
4. Preparation of operations manual
5. Assist with budgets and financial planning
6. Critical Path analysis and opening countdown
7. Regular meetings and review of all detail designs

Project supervision
1. Technical input and drawings as required
2. Regular review of interior design and finishes with the interior designers
3. Recommend computer and software management systems
4. Site visits, troubleshoot and problem solving for the client
5. Assisting and advising on the commissioning of all equipment 

Staffing and operational matters
1. Selection of Six Senses General Manager
2. Recruitment
3. Training and management orientation
4. Writing operational standards
5. Developing signature treatments
6. Developing spa packages
7. Opening set up and product training
8. Pre-opening team training process

Marketing
1. Pre-opening marketing material
2. Inclusion in Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas collateral
3. A Web presence on Six Senses Website
4. Marketing packages to resort & spa specific operators
5. Assistance with PR for the resort & spa in appropriate magazines and media

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