The Alpine Spa at the Bürgenstock Hotel Welcomes Hanneke Stoop as Spa Director
The Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne, has named Hanneke Stoop, Director of its Alpine Spa, part of Switzerland's largest alpine wellness hotel spa. Ms. Stoop brings extensive experience in spa management for some of the world's leading luxury hotels and resorts including La Clinique La Prairie, Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat and the Hotel Martinez.
Enormous and light-filled, the Bürgenstock Hotel's Alpine Spa ranges over 107,000 square feet on three levels. Facilities include 13 treatment rooms, three private spa suites, wet areas with hammam, sauna, whirlpools and hydrotherapy, a 24-hour fitness center and a Kids Club. Guests enjoy the lake and mountain views from the dramatic 1,383-foot-long outdoor infinity pool that wraps around two sides of the spa building. And with windows on three sides, the 69-foot indoor pool provides equally impressive panoramas.
Most recently, Ms. Stoop was Spa Director at the acclaimed Royal Mansour Hotel in Marrakesh. Prior to that post, she was Head of Hospitality Services and Infrastructure at the Kusnacht Practice, one of Europe‘s finest luxury rehabilitation and treatment centers.
Ms. Stoop began her career in the finance and marketing department of the Club Méditerranée in Athens. A year later, she became Front Office Manager at the five-star Hotel Le Mas Candille in Mougins. Next, she worked in management housekeeping at the Hotel Metropole Monaco and as Guest Relations Manager at the Hotel Martinez in Cannes. In 2005, she joined the Hotel Monte Carlo Bay & Resort as Assistant Spa Director. Three and a half years later, she became Spa Director of the Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat.
"I am very pleased to welcome Hanneke Stoop as a passionate expert in her field. Hanneke Stoop has run renowned spas and successfully developed some of them. With her experience, she will further enhance the profile of the Alpine Spa as a world-class wellness oasis," said General Manager Robert P. Herr.
"During my career, I have been privileged to work in beautiful, exclusive spas. My new position at the Bürgenstock Resort surpasses anything that came before. The location and infrastructure of the Alpine Spa is unique in the world, and I look forward to inspiring local and international guests with my team and making the spa experience even more extraordinary, "said Ms. Stoop.
Ms. Stoop received a diploma from the Department of Tourism and Leisure Studies at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.
She is fluent in English, Dutch, and French and has a good working knowledge of German and Italian.