Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group appoints accomplished hospitality professional, Alexandre Glauser as the Area General Manager to OZO Hotels in Sri Lanka, which includes OZO Colombo and soon-to-open OZO Kandy.
A Swiss national, Glauser graduated from Geneva Hotel Management School and the Business School of Geneva, Switzerland. With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Glauser has worked in leading hotels around the globe in Egypt, Thailand, Sri Lanka and his home country, Switzerland.
Glauser joined ONYX Hospitality Group’s newest brand OZO in 2014, after successfully spearheading the opening of two resort hotels on the east and west coasts of Sri Lanka.
Commenting on his role, Glauser said, “I am working towards establishing OZO in Sri Lanka as a hotel of choice for guests, as well as a preferred employer for our team members. In all aspects, from its location to its concepts based on simplicity, comfort, accessibility and innovative technology, OZO is different from traditional hotels.
OZO’s focus is to get the important things right, providing guests with a good night sleep, nutritious breakfast and great connectivity to the world, as well as a strategic locale. It’s all about providing modern comforts in a simple, uncomplicated and efficient manner.”
As the Area General Manager, Glauser will apply his wealth of knowledge towards the successful operation of OZO Colombo and the soon-to-open 122-room OZO Kandy. Under the ownership of Sino Lanka Hotels Holdings, the first OZO hotel was launched in June 2014, with OZO Colombo on Marine Drive comprising 158 guest rooms, an all-day dining restaurant, trendy rooftop bar and lounge by the open-air swimming pool, fully equipped gymnasium and meeting venues and function rooms. Under Glauser’s guidance and supervision, OZO Kandy will soft open in April this year.