With over 20 years of management in international luxury hotels, Arnaud, 44 years old, brings a wealth of experience to Palais Namaskar. He holds an Executive MBA from ESSEC, Cornell University and has held various managerial positions within the Groupe Lucien Barriere (Grand Hotel Barriere - Dinard, Casino Barrière - Deauville, Castel Marie Louise - La Baule).
Effective February 15th 2016, Arnaud Bamvens will join the property, arriving from the Naoura Barrière in Marrakech, where he has held the position of General Manager for the last 5 years. In his new role, he will report to Didier Le Calvez, Chief Operating Officer, Oetker Collection.
"We are delighted to welcome Arnaud to the Oetker Collection team and Palais Namaskar, our first property operated under a management contract," said Didier Le Calvez, "his knowledge of the international luxury hospitality, of Marrakech in particular, will be a great benefit to the already successful Palais Namaskar and contribute to the overall success of Oetker Collection”
Palais Namaskar is a sanctuary for guests wanting to recharge their body and soul year-round. Located in the Palmeraie of Marrakech, between the Atlas Mountain and the Djebilet Hills, the resort is spread across 50,000 square meters of scented gardens. Palais Namaskar hosts a total of 41 units, comprising of 14 rooms, 14 suites, 10 villas and three palaces. The décor is a vibrant combination of Eastern-inspired architecture infusing Feng Shui principles with contemporary interior design. Almost all residences offer either a private pool or an outdoor plunge pool, and the Palaces offer up to four bedrooms.