Robert-Jan Woltering Tapped as Accor Regional Veep for Mexico, Central America
Robert-Jan Woltering has been promoted to Regional Vice President of Mexico and Central America for Accor Luxury Brands. In his new role, he will uphold consistent operational standards and maintain the highest levels of service excellence at all Accor luxury hotels in the region.
Mr. Woltering is also responsible for overseeing operations and hotel openings, such as introducing the SO/ brand to the region with the upcoming opening of SO/ Los Cabos Hotel & Residences, and the opening of Fairmont Costa Canuva in the Riviera Nayarit within the next few years. In addition, he will continue in his current role as the General Manager of Fairmont Mayakoba.
Robert-Jan brings a wealth of hospitality experience amassed over 35 years, holding multiple executive positions across five continents. A world traveler, his appreciation and respect for different cultures and his ability to speak five languages and lead teams with diverse management styles in several countries, have been instrumental to his success.
Mr. Woltering started his journey with Accor in 1995 as Food & Beverage Manager at the Sofitel Luxembourg. Since then, he has worked in various capacities at numerous properties, including Regional Vice President for Fairmont and Raffles Hotels in the United Arab Emirates, as well as General Manager of prestigious hotels, such as the renowned Raffles Singapore, Fairmont Kea Lani, Fairmont Dubai, Sofitel Germany and Sofitel Legend in Amsterdam, to name a few. Most recently, Robert-Jan was the Area General Manager Accor Luxe Mexico and General Manager of the Fairmont Mayakoba.
Originally from the Netherlands, Robert-Jan considers himself a citizen of the world with an innate love of learning and travel. In addition to speaking his mother tongue, Dutch, he is also fluent in English, German and French, with basic proficiency in Arabic. He attended the Hotel School The Hague, Institute of Hospitality Management, and remains committed to his education and professional development. Recently, he earned his Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management Certificate from Cornell University in 2019. In his free time, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.