New Hotel Manager Welcomed at Fairmont Mayakoba Resort

Sven-Erik Richter, Hotel Manager

Sven-Erik Richter, Hotel Manager

RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO – Fairmont Mayakoba, the Riviera Maya resort recently named one of the “Top 50 Resorts in Mexico ” by Condé Nast’s Traveler’s 2011 Readers Choice Awards, welcomes Sven-Erik Richter as Hotel Manager to its hotel management team. A veteran of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand and other premier luxury hotels throughout the world, Richter brings over 14 years of experience in the hospitality industry. His most recent positions included Director of Operations at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle as well as the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in Switzerland .

“We are pleased to announce this addition as Mr. Ritcher has proven to be a dedicated and invaluable colleague at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts over the years” says Mr. Ian L. Robinson, vice president and general manager, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Mexico and the Caribbean .  “The Fairmont Mayakoba team wishes him continued success and welcomes him as part of this new endeavor”

After attaining the rank of Captain in the German Air Force Academy , Sven-Erik earned his Hotel Management Diploma from Chamber of Commerce , Hamburg , Germany. In addition to his extensive knowledge and experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Sven-Erik brings a diverse trilingual background to the team with fluency in German, French, and English. As the newly appointed hotel manager of Fairmont Mayakoba, he will play a leading role in maintaining the resort’s esteem as one of the leading eco-tourism and award-winning destinations in the world.


Susie Albin-Najera
Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at

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