Wyndham departs Wolgan Valley, as Stanhope steps up to the crease

Changing of the guard at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valey

James Wyndham recently collected the Virtuoso ‘Sustainable Tourism Leadership Award’ for 2019 on behalf on Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley General Manager James Wyndham has announced his resignation from the ultra-luxury Blue Mountains resort after four years in the role. Wyndham had been with One&Only’s parent company, Kerzner International, for a further four years.

Wyndham said he and his family would be relocating overseas to “embark on our next adventure”.

Taking over at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley as the new General Manager is Tim Stanhope. Stanhope has 30+ years’ experience in the hospitality sector, including stints in numerous corporate roles in Food & Beverage with Emaar, InterContinental Hotels Group and Shangri-La, before moving in to General Management. The former New Zealand professional cricketer has a long run sheet in F&B across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Tim Stanhope, new General Manager at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley.

Most recently, Stanhope was General Manager of the luxury Address Montgomerie in Dubai.

Wyndham thanked One&Only’s trade partners for their “tremendous support over the years and for assisting us to position Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley as one of the most unique and successful resorts in the Asia Pacific. I will take with me many great memories of my time in the valley.”

Lead image: James Wyndham at the 2018 launch of 1832 Wolgan Valley Gin.

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