With more than 4 decades of international hotel management experience, Paul Jones joined LUX*in 2010,where he quickly established his mark as charismatic leader with a unique and passionate approach to hospitality management, centered around People, Culture and Service.
Paul Jones’ rich career covers various key leadership positions, having served for almost 20 years as Managing Director of the Sun Resorts Group, and later, as President of One&Only, where he was instrumental in successfully launching and growing the brand on a global basis.
Recognized as a leading figure in the establishment and development of the hotel and tourism industry in Mauritius, Paul Jones was conferred the Dignity of Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. He was also awarded one of the highest honours by the President of the Comores, the Chevalier de L’Etoile d’Anjouan, for his significant contribution to the growth and development of the hotel and tourism sector in the Comores.
Paul Jones directly overseas the Company’s overall strategic direction, spearheading the Group’s global development plans. He is personally involved in every aspect of the business ensuring that the concept development of each new property not only respects the ethos of the LUX* Brand but also is innovative drawing a distinctive differentiated approach to hospitality.
He holds an MBA with distinction from the University of Surrey & followed the Program for Management Development at The Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality in the UK.
He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1st October 2010.
Bill Barnett, Founder & Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks
David Anderson, CEO, Sun Ltd
John Flood, President & CEO, Archipelago international
Paul Jones, CEO, Lux