15th September 2010, New Delhi, India: Mr. Jan Tibaldi has been appointed the General Manager of the award-winning luxury hotel The Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Mr. Tibaldi's career in the hospitality industry spans almost two and a half decades with experience in senior management positions with Amari Hotels; Four Seasons; Sandy Lane, Barbados; One&Only Resorts and Viceroy Hotels and Resorts.
In his new role Mr. Tibaldi will manage The Oberoi Udaivilas that was ranked the best hotel in the world in Travel + Leisure magazine's prestigious World's Best Awards 2007 readers' survey. In 2009, The Oberoi Udaivilas was rated amongst the 10 best hotels in the world for the fourth consecutive year by the readers in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards and for the third successive year by the readers in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards.
Mr. Tibaldi was most recently the General Manager of Viceroy Resorts & Residences Anguilla, the five star luxury resort in the British West Indies. In this position, Mr. Tibaldi oversaw the preopening and opening of the resort. Previously, Mr. Tibaldi has served as General Manager of One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius and One&Only Kanuhura, Maldives, and as the Resident Manager of One&Only Le Touessrok, Mauritius and Sandy Lane, Barbados, West Indies.
Mr. Tibaldi said, "I am delighted to be a part of The Oberoi Group. The Oberoi Udaivilas, to me, is synonymous with the highest standards in hospitality. My endeavour would be to work with my team to raise the bar even higher."
Mr. Liam Lambert, President, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts said, "We are pleased to have Jan join us as General Manager of The Oberoi Udaivilas. He has an extensive experience of the luxury hospitality industry. He will be a great addition to our team."
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About The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
Udaipur, the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Mewar, one of the oldest surviving dynasties in the world, is set charmingly on Lake Pichola, against the dramatic backdrop of the Aravalli Hills. The city, with its rich and beguiling tapestry of lakeside palaces, forts, temples and bustling bazaars has earned the dual distinction of being India's most fabled and romantic city. Located In this tranquil and salubrious setting, The Oberoi Udaivilas is conceived as a traditional Indian palace. Magnificently recreating the romance of the past and yet completely in keeping with the 21st century, this luxury hotel reflects its inspiration. Spread over 30 acres of rambling landscape on the banks of Lake Pichola, the hotel features courtyards and walkways, gentle rippling fountains, reflecting pools and verdant gardens.
Offering spacious and richly appointed guestrooms with private terraces and many with swimming pools, large marble bathrooms that overlook walled courtyards, restaurants that serve traditional Rajasthani, Indian and International cuisine, a magnificent outdoor swimming pool and a luxurious Oberoi Spa - The Oberoi Udaivilas offers the ideal haven to indulge in rejuvenating spa therapies and participate in private yoga, meditation and Pranayam sessions with the resident yoga teacher or a perfect base to explore the city steeped in the romance of the historical region of Mewar - the oldest living dynasty in the world.
About Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts is synonymous the world over with providing the right blend of luxury, impeccable service and quiet efficiency. Internationally recognised for all-round excellence and unparalleled levels of service, Oberoi Hotels and Resorts have the distinction of receiving innumerable awards and accolades. Luxury as a unique, memorable and personal experience is core to the Oberoi philosophy. It encompasses every element of a guest's stay at the hotels that creatively combine breathtaking locations, luxurious environs and the best of modern amenities with personalised service delivered with care. Presently, there are 19 Oberoi hotels, resorts and cruisers across five countries.
About The Oberoi Group
The Oberoi Group, founded in 1934, operates 31 hotels and cruisers under the luxury 'Oberoi' and five star 'Trident' brands in India, Egypt, Mauritius, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. The Group is also engaged in flight catering, managing airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters.
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