Oahu's Halekulani Hotel Gets New General ManagerAugust 7, 2012 By: Jena Tesse Fox
The Halekulani Corporation, which owns and manages both Halekulani and the Waikiki Parc Hotel on Oahu, has appointed Ulrich Krauer to the position of general manager of Halekulani. Krauer will join Halekulani on August 27 and will be responsible for directing all aspects of day-to-day management and operations of the 453-room property.
Krauer most recently served as Asset Manager to Somerset Grace Bay in the Caribbean and, previously, as General Manager of Kona Village Resort on the Big Island. He has also been Manager Director and General Manager at the St. Regis Monarch Beach and Sonoma Mission Inn in California; Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas, Texas; Hotel La Samanna in St. Martin, French West Indies and the Hotel Bel Air in Beverly Hills. He also served as Resident Manager at the Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and the Grand Bay Hotel Miami.
Internationally, he has held management positions in five-star properties in Bern, Davos, Locarno, St. Moritz and Vevey in Switzerland; Megeve, France; St. Andrews, Scotland; Costa Smeralda in Sardinia and the luxury cruise ship MS Vistafjord of Norwegian America Lines.
Hailing originally from Bern, Switzerland, Krauer is fluent in English and German, and proficient in Italian, French and Spanish.