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Rene Zimmer Appointed General Manager at the Finca Cortesin Hotel,
Golf and Spa on the Costa del Sol of Southern Spain

New York, NY – February 5, 2010 - Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf, and Spa; recently named to Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report Grand Awards 2010; has named Rene Zimmer as General Manager. With nearly 20 years of proven success in the hospitality industry, Zimmer’s incredible depth of knowledge in the luxury industry comes from his 10 years of experience working for some of the most highly recognized Orient-Express Hotels throughout Europe. Rene's appointment further solidifies Finca Cortesin’s position as one of the most luxurious resorts in Europe. 
Rene Zimmer’s 20 years of luxury hotel management experience has brought him to Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf, and Spa. From November 2006 until March 2009, Rene was the Executive Assistant Manager at the 301-room Grand Hotel Europe in St. Petersburg, Russia. Prior to this, Rene was Director of Food and Beverage at Hotel La Residencia in Mallorca, Spain. He received his Hospitality Degree while being an apprentice for a prominent Relais & Chateaux property in Bavaria, Germany; he later achieved a Short MBA from Marcus Evans, Cheney Court, England. Born in Bautzen, Germany, Rene is fluent in his native tongue, English, and Spanish, with a good knowledge of French and Italian.
“It is quite a privilege to be working for the arguably finest property in all of Spain. Finca Cortesin welcomes world-class travelers who are bound to find a great experience whether it be at our championship golf course, expansive spa, or our wide selection of fine gastronomic offerings,” says Rene Zimmer, General Manager of Finca Cortesin Hotel.
About Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa
Opened in October 2008, Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa is a luxury resort located in southern Spain near the village of Casares, one of the most picturesque villages of Andalucia, and situated between Marbella and Sotogrande. The resort is only 45 minutes away from the international airport in Malaga. The hotel is designed with an Andalusian influence featuring Moorish inspired graceful interior courtyards and fountains. The 67 spacious room and suites are all lavishly appointed and elegantly furnished. The rooms feature beautiful oversized bathrooms and offer relaxation and respite along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. The 5-star deluxe property boasts the Cortesin Spa, a Zen-like sanctuary with an impressive a 23,000 square-foot world-class spa including seven treatment rooms. Guests will also enjoy three distinct dining options: at poolside there is tapas and mezze in an informal setting; a relaxed atmosphere and classic Spanish cuisine at El Jardin restaurant; and then there is the eponymous, Restaurant Schilo, the the Asian Fusion cuisine is for serious gourmands and is overseen by Dutch Chef Schilo Van Coevorden. The resort also features one indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, 24 professional grade tennis courts, a unique cigar bar set within the Moorish courtyard, and luxury boutique shops. Reservations may be made at or by calling the hotel directly at +34 952 937 800. Please visit our website at

Kathleen Duda
   Phone: (646) 723-4338 x0


Also See: Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf and Spa in Southern Spain Becomes Distinguished International Hotels, Residences and Resorts’ Newest Member / January 2009

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