SAN JOSE DEL CABO, MEXICO—Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mário Candeias to managing director of Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort located here. In his new role, Candeias will oversee all areas of the property, including the resort’s 83 luxury suites and villas, three signature restaurants and spa.
Candeias joins Las Ventanas al Paraíso with over 22 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry. Most recently, he spent two years with Pestana Hotels & Resorts, the preeminent hotel company in Portugal. As director of operations, he launched Pestana LUXURY Hotels, the brand’s new luxury hotel division. Prior to that, he was Cluster Manager for Pestana’s Leading Hotels of the World and for Pestana Hotels & Resorts in the Greater Lisbon area.
“Mário is a leading visionary in the hospitality industry and we are delighted to welcome him to the Rosewood family to lead efforts at Las Ventanas al Paraíso,” stated Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “His wealth of experience, enthusiasm and business savvy will ensure Las Ventanas continues to enjoy its reputation as one of the most innovative and legendary properties in the world.”