Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, the iconic world-leading hotel group known for its historic luxury and unparalleled service, has announced the appointment of Jacco van Teeffelen as General Manager of Fairmont Winnipeg in Winnipeg, MB.
In his new position, van Teeffelen will lead the overall operations, performance, and strategic direction for Fairmont Winnipeg. Joining the Fairmont Winnipeg team following his most recent role as the Hotel Manager of Fairmont San Francisco, van Teeffelen brings over 15 years of progressive executive leadership experience within the hospitality industry to this role.
Between 2005 and 2011, van Teeffelen held several Executive positions at Sandals International in the Caribbean, Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort in Antigua, and Soneva Gilli, a Six Senses Resort in the Maldives. In 2011 he relocated to London, England, when he joined Accor as Director of Food & Beverage, at The Savoy. van Teeffelen transferred to Fairmont Grand Del Mar in 2015, where he was promoted to Director of Operation and subsequently to Hotel Manager. Shortly after, in 2018, he relocated to Fairmont San Francisco as Hotel Manager.
van Teeffelen holds a BA in Hotel Management from Hotel Management School Maastricht and several certificates from Cornell University, including Hotel Real Estate Investment & Asset Management and Advance Hospitality Revenue Management.
About Fairmont Winnipeg
Embrace the spirit of this cosmopolitan city through its diverse culture, boutique shopping, unique outdoor experiences and stunning cityscapes. At the Fairmont Winnipeg, quality, comfort, and convenience come standard, and its central location makes it perfect for your next corporate meeting or family “staycation”.
Winnipeg’s premier hotel will instantly charm as you experience our signature service, well-appointed guestrooms and suites, and historic surroundings.
Travel easily to BellMTS Place and the RBC Convention Centre through the underground concourse, or visit the nearby attractions. Located in the heart of the city, the Fairmont Winnipeg continues to be the hotel of choice for the discerning traveller.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 5000 hotels and residences across 110 countries.
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