Àni Private Resorts appoints new vice-president of sales

Àni Private Resorts has appointed Lena Wantjer as vice-president of sales.

The brand has a portfolio of luxury private resorts in Sri Lanka, Anguilla, Dominican Republic and Thailand.

Based in London, Wantjer will be responsible for the company’s overall sales strategy and will be working closely with UK agents to share the Àni proposition.

Wantjer joins from Ennismore, where she was director of sales for travel and food membership Dis-loyalty.

She has more than 15 years of experience in the international hospitality market and brings extensive knowledge of the leisure, MICE and corporate segments across markets including the UK, US, Europe, Middle East and Australia.

She has previously held positions at Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, Emirates Palace and The Arch London. 

A statement from Àni Private Resorts described her as “an expert across both luxury resorts and boutique lifestyle city properties”.

Chief executive Yeshi Phuntsho said: “We are thrilled to be welcoming Lena and her distinguished track record of success in the high-end luxury sector to the Àni Private Resorts family. 

“Lena will be responsible for the creation, implementation and execution of our overall global sales strategy and we are very much looking forward to embarking on this exciting journey together at a pivotal moment for privacy and exclusivity in luxury travel.”

Wantjer added: “I am delighted to be joining Àni Private Resorts - a collection of rare hideaways in the most beautiful and far-flung corners of the Earth. Each of Àni’s all-inclusive private resorts is designed exclusively for a single group, from multi-generational family holidays to adult-only group vacations, and are dedicated to creating unscripted experiences and memories to last a lifetime.”


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