March 2019: The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv appoints Torsten Richter as General Manager of The Jaffa. After a successful opening in August 2018 under the helm of Galit Heller, Director of Sales and Marketing, Richter brings his expertise in luxury hospitality to the project.
Richter boasts a long career in luxury hospitality, having just come from the SO/Sofitel Bangkok, Accor Hotels & Resorts, Thailand. He began his career at Schlosshotel, Bühlerhöhe in Germany and has since been with renowned hotels around the world such as the Langham Hilton Hotel, Hyde Park Hotel, The Mark Hotel, New York and Savoy Hotel, London.
Richter joined the Starwood Group back in 1997, rising through the ranks and travelling from Europe to South East Asia. In 2006 he was promoted to his first General Manager role at the Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort and boasted a successful tenure in which he was awarded several awards, including ‘Thailand’s leading Spa Award’ by World Travel Awards.
“I am honoured to take on the position of General Manager at The Jaffa Hotel. The Jaffa presents guests with an urban resort offering a mix of history and architecture alongside great design, trendy food and beverage concepts and quality amenities. The project brings a bold new energy to the city and I am excited to welcome guests to this one of a kind Hotel.” Torsten Richter, General Manager of The Jaffa Hotel.
Additional information As of December 2018, The Jaffa, Tel Aviv has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners and as of March 2018, to American Express’ Fine Hotels & Resorts collection.
The Jaffa Hotel Address: 2 Louis Pasteur street, Tel Aviv Website: Thejaffahotel.com Phone number: +972 (0)3-516-2000 Capacity: 120 Rooms including 17 suites
Amenities: L. Raphael Spa The Pool 24/7 fitness center Tamarindi Boutique Store Sheshbesh Lounge The Chapel
Golda’s Deli Capacity: 64 seats Hours: 11am-11pm Phone number: +972 (0)3-778-5661
Don Camillo Capacity: 124 seats Hours: Breakfast: 7am-11am, Dinner: 6pm-12am Website: www.doncamillotelaviv.com Phone number: +972 (0)3-778-5660