Luxury Retreat Aman Niseko is Set to Open in Hokkaido in 2023

Following a successful foray into Japan’s tourism and hospitality industry, the fourth Japan resort in the pipeline, Aman Niseko, is scheduled to open in 2023
Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place Embraces the Year of the Mouse with Alluring Oriental Delights

Exceptional dining experiences await guests at PA.SO.LA at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place for the prosperous Chinese New Year 2020
Read More

Lavish Chinese New Year Festive Dining Fiesta at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

This Chinese New Year, indulge in luscious gastronomic dining and delectable treats at JIA in Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta
Read More

Mouthwatering Treats at the Start of the Year in Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

It’s only the first month of the year, but Hotel Borobudur Jakarta has come up with many options of scrumptious gourmet offers for gourmands to savour
Read More

Elevate Your Lunar New Year Revelry at the Highest Point of the Capital City at Henshin Jakarta

Henshin at The Westin Jakarta will be serving a one-of-a-kind Chifa set menu for the upcoming Lunar New Year 2020
Read More

Felicitous Lunar New Year Celebration at Seasonal Tastes in The Westin Jakarta

Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Jakarta offers a multitude of authentic Chinese delicacies and lively entertainment for the Lunar New Year 2020
Read More

Embrace the Romantic Mood of Valentine’s Day at The Dharmawangsa Jakarta

The Dharmawangsa Jakarta has curated an array of special programs for the Valentine’s Day in the lovely month of February 2020
Read More

Join the Cleanup Activity at Roosterfish Beach Club in Bali

Our take for a productive weekend? Head to Roosterfish Beach Club to join “Cats Love to Clean” event on the first weekend of February 2020
Read More

Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali Welcomes Michael Gaehler as Its New General Manager

With an extensive experience within the high-end hospitality sector, Michael Gaehler is excited to put in his best effort in this stylish and sustainable resort

Perched on a cliff with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali, welcomes guests at their elegant accommodations and luxurious facilities. This magnificent resort has just recently welcomed its newest member Michael Gaehler as the general manager. With more than 33 years of experience in the luxury hospitality sector, Michael’s credentials include Regent Hotels & Resorts, managing the group’s hotels and resorts in Montenegro, Taiwan, China and Indonesia. Most recently, he was the general manager of the Oriental Residences Bangkok.

Upon graduating from the Swiss Hotel Management School Belvoirpark, Michael started his career in hospitality as a chef in his hometown of Zurich, Switzerland. Later on, he shifts to broader F&B roles at some of Europe’s leading boutique hotels, namely Villa il Tessoro in Tuscany, Hotel Le Vieux Manoir in Murten and Hotel Giardino in Ascona. Moving to Asia, Michael first joined Jia Boutique Hotel in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, and then joined General Hotel Management (GHM), initially worked at The Chedi Chiang Mai (now Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Spa), before assisting with the launch of GHM’s Ananti Kumgang Mountains in North Korea (now ceased operating due to border closure).

Michael began his hotel career as a chef in his home town of Zurich, Switzerland after graduating from the Swiss Hotel Management School Belvoirpark, transitioning to broader food and beverage roles at some of Europe’s leading boutique hotels such as Villa il Tessoro in Tuscany, Hotel Le Vieux Manoir in Murten and Hotel Giardino in Ascona

Michael, who is a dog lover, is also an avid traveller who enjoyed exploring many cultures and their food, not to mention Bali, which has the best local markets with the freshest produce, together with the archipelago’s diverse choice of cuisine. Michael has a passion for cooking whenever time allows, and being a true Swiss, he enjoys the occasional temptation of good cheese, wine and chocolate. His favourite quote is from author Peter Drucker: “Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the customer gets out of it.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *