Maslina Resort, a stunning, award-winning, Relais & Chateaux mindful luxury property located near Stari Grad, on the island of Hvar, Croatia announce expert hotelier Mr Denis Martin as their new General Manager.
Mr Martin’s extensive 40-year long career in the hospitality industry began at the tender age of 12, where he developed an intense passion for service and cooking. Having completed culinary school in central France, Mr Martin went on to hold several positions as a Sommelier and Manager in numerous esteemed hotels and has gained a wealth of international experience in the UK, the United States, France, Thailand and the West Indies. He has worked for many globally recognised hotel brands including Hilton and Le Royal Meriden. Most notably, Mr Martin was the Director of Food and Beverage of Relais & Chateaux partner, Hotel Les Roches, Le Lavandou, whose restaurant held a Michelin star.
Mr Martin has demonstrated effective leadership by successfully climbing the career ladder in the luxury sector, previously holding the position of Director of Food and Beverage at three world-renowned Thai hotels: The Landmark Hotel Bangkok, Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort and Bangkok Marriot Riverside. With an impressive long-standing career in the hospitality industry, he has garnered impeccable taste and broad knowledge of luxury and the hospitality industry. Mr Martin will be a fantastic and positive addition to Maslina Resort. He will bring innovative ideas and provide excellent support to the hotel’s outstanding team.
“I am very much looking forward to starting my new role as the General Manager at Maslina Resort. With my knowledge and expertise, I want to share my experience and ensure that the hotel continues to develop the message of local culture and luxury Croatian hospitality. Every detail of Maslina Resort has been designed with wellness in mind. From the delicious food to stunning architecture, everything about Maslina is so inspiring and full of emotion. Mindfulness is a way of life and I am very much looking forward to being a part of such a diligent team and unique concept” enthuses Mr Martin.
The chic, five-star Maslina Resort on the Croatian island of Hvar is located near one of the oldest towns in the Eastern Adriatic, Stari Grad. Surrounded by olive groves and terraced vineyards, Maslina Resort has 50 rooms and three villas and stretches across two hectares of lush pine forest overlooking the crystalline Adriatic Sea. Wellbeing, family, culture and authenticity are at its heart.