Saskia Schuller has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing, Raffles Praslin, Seychelles as of April 15, 2014.
Mrs. Schuller, a German native with 19 years of international experience in the hospitality industry, joins the Raffles family from Kerzner International’s Atlantis The Palm, Dubai. Mrs. Schuller was Director of International Leisure Sales for Kerzer International, responsible for growing and maintaining the share of the European inbound leisure markets at Atlantis, The Palm, One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm. Prior to this, Mrs. Schuller was Account Director Leisure Sales at Kerzner International’s Regional Sales Office in Germany.
In addition to her experience with Kerzner International, Mrs. Schuller also brings further Sales & Marketing expertise from working for a number of other prominent hotels including Four Seasons Hotel, Hotel Breidenbacher Hof in Germany, The Mark in New York, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
Christoph G. Ganster, General Manager of Raffles Praslin, Seychelles, warmly welcomes Saskia to the team, “We are very pleased to have Saskia joining our Sales & Marketing team. Her extensive sales experience across a variety of geographical areas and her in-depth knowledge of the leisure market will be invaluable to the resort.” Raffles Praslin, Seychelles is an all villa resort spread over 30 acres of land on the magical island of Praslin, in the Seychelles archipelago – famous for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and the Vallée de Mai UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About Raffles Hotels & Resorts: Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore. The portfolio currently comprises ten luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world: in Singapore, Cambodia, China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, the Philippines and Paris, each one is an oasis of calm and charm. The company is embarking on a new phase of expansion, with openings in Istanbul and Indonesia scheduled over the next year. With a compelling mix of cultures and styles, every hotel in the Raffles family has its own individual personality, with its own story to tell and its own sense of place. However, each one is proud to draw on the timeless essence of Raffles – to deliver thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts is owned by FRHI Holdings Ltd, a leading global hotel company with 98 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties.
RAFFLES PRASLIN SEYCHELLES: Raffles Praslin Seychelles is an all-villa resort spread over 30 acres of land on the magical island of Praslin, in the Seychelles archipelago. Praslin is famous for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and the Vallée de Mai UNESCO World Heritage Site. The resort features 86 spacious pool villas, a selection of superb restaurants and a dramatic rooftop lounge. It also offers exclusive tailor-made experiences from sunset cruise aperitif to fishing excursion with the Chef and private island barbecue. The resort boasts the first signature Raffles branded spa, themed around the jewel-of-the-sea, the pearl, symbolising the wellness philosophy of transformation. It features 13 spa treatment pavilions, all with outstanding views across the water. The service at Raffles Praslin Seychelles is second to none. Raffles Butlers, adept in various languages, offer welcoming service, thoughtful and graceful assistance around-the-clock, ensuring the delivery of Raffles’ hallmark style of emotional luxury.