Rocco Forte Motels has appointed Franco Girasoli to the position of common supervisor of Masseria Torre Maizza.
The property is ready to open on Might 1st in Puglia.
An Italian native, Girasoli brings 30 years of hospitality expertise to the brand new Apulian resort and has excelled at constructing sturdy relationships with a global clientele from key markets reminiscent of the US, the UK, Russia, Japan, France and Germany.
Previous to taking the helms of the brand new Rocco Forte property, Girasoli spent a big a part of his profession with Belmond Group, the place he began within the meals and beverage division of Villa San Michele and ultimately moved his means as much as common supervisor in 2004.
After 20 years in Tuscany, he transferred to Ravello in 2008 the place, for ten years, he led the staff on the Belmond Resort Caruso.
Situated within the charming city of Savellestri di Fasano, Masseria Torre Maizza is a historic farmhouse courting again to the 16th century, surrounded by historical olive timber and a nine-hole golf course.
Rocco Forte Motels has invested over €6 million to boost the masseria again to its pure magnificence.
Olga Polizzi, director of design for Rocco Forte Motels has labored carefully with native artisans to revamp the historic constructing.
The resort will now supply 40 luxurious rooms and suites, every boasting personal gardens and terraces with gorgeous views throughout the Apulian countryside.
“I’m proud to be becoming a member of the Rocco Forte Motels staff, particularly to inaugurate their first luxurious resort in Puglia.
“This is without doubt one of the most tasty locations within the south of Italy,” mentioned Girasoli.