Luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach Worldwide has made two senior appointments to chart its expansion worldwide.
Kevin Wallace, the new president of Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts Asia, will lead the division’s expansion across China, India, Australia and South-east Asia.
Prior to joining Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, the seasoned international hospitality executive was president of Centara Hotels and Resorts, managing director-Asia of Plateno Hotel Group and most recently managing director-Asia Pacific for Dream Hotel Group.
Meanwhile, Alexander Schneider has been appointed vice president of Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts in Europe and the Middle East. Schneider has been with the brand since 2016, leading the opening of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai.
Born and raised in Germany, Schneider brings over 17 years of hotel management experience to the table, having worked with major hotel operators including Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi – UAE, Rixos Properties UAE, Grand Hyatt, Germany and Casa Camper.
While Nikki Beach’s roots are in luxury beach clubs with 13 destinations worldwide, the Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts portfolio currently includes four resort properties in Koh Samui, Thailand, Porto Heli, Greece, Bodrum, Turkey, and Dubai, the UAE.
The Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts division has plans to open over 20 additional properties in the next five years.