Published on : Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Thierry Pecorella has been appointed General Manager of Ultima Courchevel, the Ultima Collection’s newest 5-star alpine resort. As a part of his new role, Pecorella will manage the preparations of the Grand Opening of the resort on December 12, 2020 and launch the new 2020-2021 ski season.
Thierry is a French-Italian hotelier from the French Riviera of Nice, and comes with 27 years of experience of working for the prestigious Le Méridien and Radisson Blu hospitality brands where he has forged remarkable experience in high-end hospitality in France and Italy. Thierry discovered his passion for the industry when he working at the reception of a private 4-star hotel in Nice to finance his studies.
Ever since then he has been associated with the industry and has developed his sales and management skills during his first 11 years in Juan les Pins (France), Milan and Lake Garda (Italy). Following this, he took over General Management and Operations roles in hotels in Nice, Aix les Bains, Toulouse and Lyon. Before joining Ultima Collection, he managed the reopening of Tour Crayon in Lyon, an iconic hotel that had closed for three years for refurbishment, and the conversion of a prestigious 5-star hotel with a starred gastronomic restaurant in the Cour des Loges collection.
Thierry will bring his exceptional experience in the opening and the management of luxury hotels and restaurants to the Ultima Collection and will the building work, recruit and train the new team as well as launch the Ultima Courchevel. He will be the lead of the grand launch of the new ultra-luxury resort comprising 13 sumptuous chalets complemented by an array of exceptional beauty and wellness amenities in the most sought-after winter destination in the French Alps.