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 September 04, 2014
Christian Langlade Joins The St. Regis Bora Bora As New General Manager

 The St. Regis Bora Bora has announced Christian Langlade as the new General Manager of the hotel.

"It is with great excitement that I join the St. Regis Bora Bora team," said Mr. Langlade. "After serving as General Manager in various properties around the world, I am eager to be settled into paradise and work this phenomenal team."

Mr. Langlade will oversee all aspects of the property ranging from financial to operational duties. Mr. Langlade will be replacing current General Manager, Michael Schoonewagen, who served in this role since April 2010.

"As we bid farewell to Michael, we share equal excitement in welcoming Christian to the St. Regis Bora Bora team," said Tracey Fentem, Director of Sales & Marketing for the Resort. "Christian's extensive experience amassed at hotels and restaurants in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, South America and Asia will greatly contribute to managing this property and steer it in the direction of growth and success."

Mr. Langlade brings over 20 years of expertise in the luxury hospitality industry spanning over a number of countries around the world. Most recently, he was the General Manager of Hotel Selman in Marrakesh, Morocco, where he managed the city's latest luxury hotel property featuring Africa's largest pool and three Food and Beverage establishments. Previously, Mr. Langlade held the role of General Manager at two St. Barthelemy, French West Indies properties: Hotel Le Sereno & Villas from 2012-2013 and Hotel Christopher from 2009-2012. From 2006-2009, Mr. Langlade was the Hotel Manager -- Director of Projects for Sandy Lane Hotel and Golf Resort in Barbados and from 2005-2006, he served as the Executive Assistant Manager at Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, Turkey.

St. Regis Bora Bora

Set amidst lush unspoiled surroundings and pristine waters, guests enjoy spectacular views of the main island of Bora Bora as well as the mystical Mount Otemanu, towering over the Pacific Ocean, with the remote islands of Tahaa and Raiatea on the horizon. St. Regis Resort, Bora Bora is protected by self-contained saltwater lagoons and designed to complement the surrounding landscape. The resort features a manmade "hoa" - a Tahitian inlet that utilizes the ocean tides and currents - that provides deep ocean water to the lagoon, replenishing fresh nutrients to sustain the abundant variety of native fish and stingrays.

The resort features 100 exquisitely designed one- to three bedroom over-water and beach villas, many with terrace whirlpools or private swimming pools and ranging in size from 1,550 square feet to the resort's ultra-luxurious 13,000-square-foot Royal Estate, fittingly set apart in a secluded cove. The resort's accommodations showcase exotic woods and regional art and pamper guests with private outdoor showers, Pratesi linens and Remède Spa amenities. Guests also enjoy 42-inch plasma televisions, Bose DVD/CD players and high-speed Internet throughout their villas. Guests also enjoy access to world-class restaurants, including Lagoon which is suspended over the water and features cuisine by renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Miri Miri Spa by Clarins.