Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya has announced the appointment of Pascal Dupuis as general manager. In his new role, Dupuis will manage all aspects of the luxury resort and its day-to-day operations, including the 214 guestrooms and suites, Naum Wellness & Spa, four restaurant concepts and 14,000 square feet of meeting and event space. He will also focus on the training, learning and development of the staff.
Dupuis has more than 30 years of hospitality experience. He began his career in his home country of France when working as a receptionist at the Negresco Hotel in Nice. After working at several other French hotels, Dupuis moved to London in 1993, where he held managerial positions at properties including Le Méridien Piccadilly, The Sheraton Park Tower and St. Martins Lane, before returning to France as the general manager of Hotel de la Tremoille in Paris. Dupuis has also served as general manager resorts including the One&Only Le Touessrok in Mauritus, The Leela Kempinski Goa, where he brought the resort back to its five-star standard, and The Leela Palace Chennai, which he opened.
Prior to joining Andaz Mayakoba, Dupuis served as general manager for two properties within the Address Hotel & Resorts brand, including The Address Dubai Marina and The Address Boulevard Dubai, where he oversaw the opening.
Pascal now resides in Mexico with his wife and daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, golf, go-karting, watersports, traveling and cooking.