Kai SpehrAtlantis by Giardino, the top ranked hotel in Zurich according to TripAdvisor, has promoted 44-year-old Kai Spehr from Deputy Manager to General Manager, replacing Martin Vossen who has moved on to be CEO of a small group of hotels in the Maldives.

A Swiss native, Spehr has been Deputy Manager (with responsibility for the F& B outlets) at Atlantis by Giardino since it opened in December 2015. A graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne who completed his MBA at the Swiss University of St Gallen with distinction, Spehr has previously worked at a number of five-star properties in Zurich including the Park Hyatt and The Dolder Grand.

Said Spehr, “I am delighted to accept my first position as General Manager at Atlantis by Giardino. I have worked at the property from the beginning and am looking forward to building on its existing success, with a team that I know well”.