MUSANDAM, Oman – November 21, 2016 – Six Senses Zighy Bay is pleased to welcome Aaron McGrath as general manager.
Aaron, holds a diploma in Hotel Management from Hotel Institute Montreux, Switzerland and has a sterling career in hospitality with over 24 years of experience.
He started his career as corporate trainee at Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya in Saudi Arabia and soon was promoted to assistant director of food and beverage. He then joined Sonaisali Island Resort in Fiji as resort manager, followed by a promotion to general manager. Three years later, he was named managing director of the Sonaisali Group and was responsible for Sonaisali Island Resort, Sonaisali Premium Residences and Tadrai Island Resort. Prior to joining Six Senses Zighy Bay, he was the general manager of Imperial Springs International Summit Hotel in Guangzhou, China.
This Australian and Fijian lives by the quote, “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without strategy,” by Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.
Aaron’s hobbies include scuba diving, walking, marksmanship and more recently motorcycles.
General Manager Aaron McGrath at Six Senses Zighy Bay
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About Six Senses Zighy Bay
Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The setting of 82 village-inspired pool villas is a spectacular bay, guarded by the dramatic Hajar Mountains and private sandy beach.
Guests have a diverse selection of memorable dining experiences from Sense on the Edge, a contemporary fine dining with spectacular views, to regional specialties at the Shua Shack and Spice Market, a Wine Cellar, a Wine Tower or Dining beyond the Bay at one of the private sandbank. For a change of pace, in-villa dining is an intimate and most enjoyable experience, which GEMs (guest experience makers) will be pleased to arrange.
Adventures start with an adrenaline-charged paraglide arrival into Zighy Bay which provides guests with a birds-eye view of the resort’s dramatic setting and breathtaking scenery. Dhow cruises, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing and customized tours await active guests and those who prefer to sit back and relax, they can take in the rich and vibrant culture of the destination at their own pace.
Six Senses Spa Zighy Bay is a refuge for mind and body, a sanctuary of ultimate well-being committed to delivering integrated wellness experiences. The spa combines peace, tranquility, fitness and health with ancient and modern holistic treatments from expert in-house and visiting practitioners.
About Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 11 resorts and 28 spas in 19 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. Aggressive development plans will triple the portfolio over the next five years with resort, hotel and spa openings underway in Austria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and United States.
Six Senses operates resorts in far-flung locations of incredible natural beauty known for their distinctive and diverse design personalities. Each of the nine properties is supported by a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design. Six Senses hotels which share the same vision and values found at their award-winning resorts will premiere in urban locations in 2019.
Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists. Six Senses Spas are located in all Six Senses and Evason resorts; 18 additional standalone spas are located in prestigious hotels and resorts as well as the premier class lounges of two major airports.
Evason introduces a collection of two unique resorts that follow the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and to the community. Family friendly, these properties also provide a strong value focus while offering a vast array of guest services and personal attention.