Red Sea Global names Sébastien Carré as Group Head of Hospitality

Thuwal Private Retreat & Shebara to open to guests this year
2024-02-07
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Sébastien Carré
Red Sea Global names Sébastien Carré as Group Head of Hospitality

Carré will lead the hospitality function for all RSG destinations and self-operated properties with the aim of elevating Saudi Arabia's position in global tourism in this key role

Red Sea Global has announced the appointment of Sébastien Carré as Group Head of Hospitality, who brings with him more than 30 years of experience in luxury hospitality.
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Saudi Arabia’s massive tourism development project Red Sea Global has announced the appointment of Sébastien Carré as Group Head of Hospitality. 

According to a press statement by RSG, Carré will lead the hospitality function for all RSG destinations and self-operated properties with the aim of elevating Saudi Arabia’s position in global tourism in this key role.

John Pagano

John Pagano

“This year Thuwal Private Retreat and Shebara will both open to guests. More RSG-operated properties will follow soon after. As this collection of self-operated, luxury hospitality properties move from development into operations, the deep experience Sébastien brings with him, coupled with the innate hospitality that Saudi has long been famous for, ensures we are ready to delight our visitors,” says John Pagano, Group CEO at Red Sea Global.

“Red Sea Global’s vision and pioneering approach to regenerative tourism is profoundly inspiring. I look forward to leading the hospitality function and assembling a team of talented hospitality specialists, best in class craftsmen and women, to launch these groundbreaking destinations, positioning Saudi Arabia at the forefront of global tourism. We aim to create unparalleled experiences and set new benchmarks in luxury hospitality excellence,” says Sébastien Carré, Group Head of Hospitality at RSG.

The statement adds that Carré brings more than 30 years of experience in luxury hospitality to RSG. A graduate of Vatel Hospitality and Tourism Business School in Lyon, France, his impressive background includes notable leadership roles in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean and Pacific Islands.

This experience demonstrates his ability to lead in diverse and dynamic markets, the statement adds.

It says that Carré had served as Regional Vice President at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. He oversaw properties in the Seychelles, Abu Dhabi, Tanzania, Azerbaijan, and South Africa. In addition, he led a comprehensive reinvention of the brand’s presence in Mauritius, where under his leadership the resort achieved record-breaking results. He has also held leadership roles at Four Seasons in Johannesburg, Sharm El Sheikh, Bora Bora, Provence, and Washington DC, among others.

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