Stefan Thumiger, a Swiss national with Australian citizenship, has been appointed the cluster general manager of Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah.
Armed with 34 years of industry experience, Thumiger has previously worked for various hospitality giants, including Banyan Tree, Hilton Hotels and Le Meridien Hotels.
Prior his new position, he served as the chief operating officer hospitality, Treasure Bay Bintan at Landmark Berhad in Singapore. He holds a degree in Federal Chartered Hotelier/Caterer HF/SHL from the Swiss hotel and catering school in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Thrilled with his new challenge, Thumiger remarked: “I am very grateful to the Wyndham Hotel Group for having given me this fantastic opportunity. Both Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah are fabulous properties with tremendous potential for growth, and I look forward to working with the hotel team to maintain and enhance operations in order to deliver the highest level of guest satisfaction whilst contributing to the hospitality landscape of the UAE by setting the finest standards.”
In addition to his degree, Thumiger is the proud holder of certificates in Marketing Strategy, Hotel Revenue Management, Financial Management Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University in the US.