As a leading figure and benchmark in the international luxury hospitality industry, Didier Le Calvez has served in the most prestigious luxury hotels and palaces in the world. From the Plaza in New York to the George V in Paris via the Regent in Singapore, the Pierre in New York or the Bristol in Paris, Didier Le Calvez has demonstrated throughout his professional career his skills to elevate each property that he ran to the highest level of excellence.
He orchestrated, more particularly, between 1997 and 1999 the opening of the Four Seasons George V before he took over its general management until 2007. During these years the George V was elected seven times in a row “Best Hotel in the World” by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. The opening of the Hotel George V is today the subject of a case study taught at Harvard.
He then worked as CEO on the repositioning of the Bristol in Paris for 6 years before he joined La Reserve in 2016 as Group CEO. Under his leadership, La Réserve was elected “Best Hotel in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel&Leisure.
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As a graduate of the Jean Drouant Hotel Management School and the Paris Sorbonne and Paris Dauphine Universities, Olivia Le Calvez honed her skills in the world of prestigious hospitality by contributing to the opening of the Four Seasons George V in Paris.
In 2003, she acquired a former shipowner’s mansion dating back to the 17th century in the port of Saint-Martin-en-Ré which she refurbished and transformed into a prestigious hotel together with interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon. The Hôtel de Toiras became the first 5 star hotel of the Poitou-Charentes region and joined the Relais & Châteaux Association in 2006.
In 2009, Olivia Le Calvez teamed up with her husband Didier Le Calvez to take over a 5-hectare vineyard in Puisseguin Saint Emilion, that they renamed Château Clarisse, inspired by the first name of their daughter. Accompanied by the famous oenologist Stéphane Derenoncourt, the estate is currently comprised of 20 hectares, and its wines are served in the most renowned restaurants in 20 countries around the world.
After graduating from Vatel International Business School, Paul-Emile had the opportunity to be part of the opening team of the palace hotel La Réserve Paris.
Throughout the four years spent on this property, he evolved to be Duty Manager and Quality & perfomance manager.
Thanks to his skills and his know-how, Paul-Emile joins the team of Ré Management. Alongside Didier & Olivia Le Calvez, he is in charge of coordinating and supporting the projects for hotel owners.
Elise Nolf is graduated from the Paris Hospitality School and she also graduated with a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Social Relations from ESSEC. She has some professional experiences in renowned companies such as Accor Group but also in prestigious hotels such as Le Meurice Paris and Le Bristol Paris. With this experience, Elise joined the RÉ Management team. Alongside Didier and Olivia Le Calvez, she is responsible for human resources and the administrative and accounting management of the holding company.
During his Bachelor studies at the Paul Bocuse Institute, François takes his first steps in the Parisian luxury hospitality at The Peninsula and the Meurice.
He decided to take a new role as Deputy Project Manager alongside the Projects Director, Paul-Emile Guiard.
Graduated with a Bachelor degree from the hotel school of Strasbourg and an MBA from the Vatel Business School, Mathieu has acquired a good knowledge of the hotel and restaurant business for which he is passionate. He trained in management control in the financial department of Mandarin Oriental Paris. He joined OLCM Holding in January 2021 and now supervises all the accounting activities of OLCM Holding.
With a degree in architecture, a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from Ferrières, the school of French excellence, Constance completed several internships in Relais & Châteaux and also at the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris. In order to complete her studies and ready to take on new challenges, Constance joined the Ré Management team with the aim of putting her expertise to good use in the various projects underway.
Creator and director of VK-Organisation and the Forum HOTel&SPA, Vladi Kovanic collaborates with the best international specialists in the sector of Wellness, to provide the latest information to those who seek solutions for their SPA. With more than 20 years of experience in the field of health, wellness and water and her international network, Vladi Kovanic focuses her work on three main areas:
Consulting in Spa industry,
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Organization of luxury Spa Forum in Paris