Laucala Island welcomes Peter Nilsson as Managing Director
Laucala Island, the luxurious private island located in the Fijian Pacific archipelago, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Nilsson as Managing Director of Laucala Island.
Nilsson is a seasoned Swedish hospitality executive with 25 years of experience in leadership roles in luxury hotels and resorts in Asia, Indian Ocean, western and eastern Europe and onboard ocean-going cruise ships.
He joins Laucala Island from the Ritz-Carlton hotel company in Malaysia and has held the positions of General Manager, Group General Manager and Managing Director at leading international hospitality chains such as the prestigious Soneva brand of the Six Senses Group, Hilton Worldwide under the Conrad brand, Centara Hotels & Resorts flagship resort in Hua Hin, Thailand and Anantara Hotels and Resorts.
Nilsson describes himself as an ‘island aficionado’ and has lived and worked in and around some of the most beautiful beach destinations and resorts of the world. In his spare time Peter enjoys travelling extensively discovering new cultures, photography, scuba diving, marine biology and alpine skiing.
Laucala Island, owned by Austrian businessman Dietrich Mateschitz, owner of Red Bull energy drink company, is an all-inclusive private island consisting of 25 villas, five restaurants and bars, a private airport, 18-hole golf course, eight horses, a fleet of 14 marine vessels and a world-renowned spa; the only private island in the world to encompass such facilities. The island, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, offers a vacation experience unlike any other, with more than 350 staff members on-hand, the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the world, made complete with island based professionals including international chefs from Europe, Asia and Australia as well as local golf, dive and fishing experts.
About Laucala Island
Set upon a private island of 3,200 exclusive acres in the Fijian Pacific archipelago, Laucala Island brings a new meaning to the term “all-inclusive resort.” A luxury private island, Laucala is set amidst coconut plantations, sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, rich green mountains and breathtaking natural beauty, often drawing comparisons as the veritable Garden of Eden of Fiji. True luxury is appreciated in the privacy of the resort’s 25 villas as well as the freedom to experience a variety of activities with spontaneity, ranging from pro golfing to beachside horseback riding to watersports and more. The resort prides itself on an integral philosophy, incorporating elements of the entire island into each guest’s experience, and offering products and ingredients raised and grown on the island. www.laucala.com .