Nordis Group announces General Manager to lead Nordis Mamaia, the largest 5-star hotel in Romania

Bucharest, August 17, 2023: Nordis Group is preparing the opening of the 5-star Hotel Nordis Mamaia and is recruiting in the position of General Manager on Corneliu Ghimbășanu from the famous chain of ultra-luxury hotels, Aman Resorts. With an impressive career spanning over 30 years years in the hospitality industry, Corneliu Ghimbășanu returns to Romania motivated to bring a novel approach to leisure tourism, with the main objective of to mark the beginning of a new stage in Romanian tourism.

The only developer of 5-star hotel and residential complexes in Romania has completed the construction of the Nordis Mamaia hotel buildings and is taking care of the last details of the interior design. Currently, the team in charge of hotel operation is increasing and in order to implement a long-term integrated strategy, Nordis Group has recruited an experienced professional in the niche it wants to develop – 5 stars leisure resort.

Specialized in ultra-luxury hotel management, Corneliu Ghimbășanu is a consummate professional with vision, focused on exclusive experiences, where conditions and services exceed the highest expectations. During his 30 years in the hospitality industry, he has successfully operated in luxury resorts and five-star hotels around the world, in locations such as Turks&Caicos in the Caribbean, Maldives, Dubai, London, Montenegro and Miami.

Corneliu Ghimbășanu returns home after 30 years abroad, of which the last 12 years in the famous ultra-luxury hotel chain Aman Resorts, probably the most exclusive network of 5-star resorts, and comes to Romania from the famous Amanyara Providenciales hotel in Turks and Caicos - Caribbean, to coordinate the entire Nordis Mamaia hotel & residences resort.

Aman Resorts operates 34 hotels, resorts and residential complexes in 20 countries, of which 15 properties are located in spectacular UNESCO protected areas. As one of the most exclusive resorts in the Caribbean, benefiting from an exceptional natural setting with turquoise water, Amanyara caters to a niche of high-class tourists, being among the top preferences of world-class celebrities. Among the celebrities who usually go on holidays at Amanyara are: Leo Messi, Brad Pitt, Will Smith, Zac Efron, Kim Kardashian, David Beckham and Courtney Cox. Popular with celebrities, the resort is a reference of luxury holidays internationally.

During his professional career, Corneliu Ghimbășanu also coordinated activities within the Aman Resort - Aman Sveti Stefan, Montenegro, from the position of Resort Manager, another destination for fans of impeccable service. The wedding of the world number 1 in tennis, Novak Djokovic, took place here and exceptional stays were organized for celebrities on vacation, such as Robert de Niro, Salma Hayek or Jessica Alba. Previously, he also worked in the famous hotels Amanruya in Bodrum-Turkey, Amanjena in Morocco, Velassaru Maldives, Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London, as well as Royal Caribbean International in Florida, United States.

"I'm coming back to Romania because my roots are here and I love the riches of nature, but especially the warm people. I believe that in my professional foray I have acquired the necessary experience that gives me the vision to make a significant contribution to Romanian tourism. I am proud to be able to make my knowledge available in this ambitious project and contribute to the promotion of Romania as a world-class tourist destination.

The values and potential of this country are immense, and Nordis Group offers me the perfect framework to put this vision into practice. Once I saw and understood the concept of the biggest hotel & 5-star residence in Romania – Nordis Mamaia, I firmly believe that we have a real treasure, which opens up endless opportunities based on leisure tourism, in the most popular seaside resort.

The complex has multiple well-being facilities, available all year round: an impressive SPA, fitness room, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 12 restaurants and cafes, multipurpose hall for events, ballroom, playgrounds, VIP Cinema, beauty center, clinic medical recovery, private beach; so we have the necessary levers to make Nordis Mamaia shine and it is up to us to ensure that the services offered will live up to expectations.

The pre-opening stage at Nordis Mamaia is an important one in the life of the hotel, especially since it is a moment highly desired by the public. I know it's been a long road, there's still a little bit left, today we're finalizing the last details of organization and operation, but the result deserves all the expectations and we want this opening to turn out perfectly.

In all these years, we have learned that customer orientation at the 5-star level means maximum attention to the needs and expectations of guests, pro-activity, excellent services, maintaining safety measures, respecting the right to privacy and improving the quality of products and services . I coordinated stays for distinguished guests, for which every moment required a mobilization of forces, creativity, precision and rigor in execution. All customers are important, but celebrities require special personalization services and I believe that every time we have found the perfect mix for unique experiences" says Corneliu Ghimbășanu, General Manager of Nordis Mamaia Hotel.

The new General Manager will establish the strategy of the Nordis Mamaia hotel and adapt all existing plans for an integrated alignment with his vision, in accordance with the policy and philosophy of the Nordis brand. In the next period, the focus of the team is on the inauguration of the hotel. The soft opening stage is intended to create a synergy between the offer of hotel services and the expectations of tourists and customers who will benefit from the Nordis experience, to observe everything that can be improved and establish the standard of hospitality that will create the authentic Nordis connection.

Corneliu Ghimbășanu is determined to inspire and contribute to an organizational culture oriented towards excellence and customer satisfaction, as he succeeded in the multiple roles he had, where he coordinated teams within prestigious hotel chains. With a warm but imposing personality, Corneliu Ghimbășanu aims to strengthen the Nordis Mamaia Hotel team to achieve performance in the shortest possible time.

An enthusiastic leader, he is determined to provide staff with a positive and friendly working environment, but above all benchmarks, so that the approach, style of communication and interaction with tourists is in line with the highest standard of luxury services available soon at Nordis Mamaia.

"I aim to develop a team of passionate professionals who embrace the vision for performance and commitment to quality and hospitality. To be able to offer quality services, we must focus on people and the connections between people. I believe that the key factor to success in leisure tourism lies in a motivating and inspiring work environment, where each member can develop their skills to the maximum and identify with Nordis' mission to provide unique and memorable experiences. I want the service policy of Nordis Mamaia to be characterized as art in working with and for people", Corneliu Ghimbășanu also mentioned.

With a professional career characterized by continuous learning and collaborations with influential personalities in the industry, Corneliu Ghimbășanu brings a fresh and inspired approach to the management of the Hotel Nordis Mamaia, with the main objective of offering a unique integrated experience, which defines a 5-star lifestyle.

"We are starting a new stage in the evolution of the Nordis Group and in our mission to create authentic and exceptional travel experiences. We are pleased to welcome Corneliu Ghimbășanu to our team, a Romanian professional with an accomplished career in the international hotel industry. Corneliu brings to the Nordis Group team a solid track record of achievements and an innovative vision, which perfectly aligns with the company's strategy, values, standards and ambition, to put Romania on the map of Europe's top destinations. br It is very important for us that the General Manager of Nordis Mamaia Hotel, in addition to the extraordinary experience he has, understands the tourism industry in Romania, the culture and preferences of local tourists, but above all, he can provide the necessary perspective for the development and attraction of foreign tourists.

With relevant expertise in managing hotel operations in premium locations and providing top quality services, Corneliu Ghimbășanu shares Nordis' passion and commitment to excellence. The entire activity of the strategy team so far has aligned our procedures with international standards, in line with the objective we have for Nordis Mamaia. br The new General Manager takes over these directions and through his own vision, will implement them in the following stages. It is an essential role in the positioning strategy of Nordis Mamaia Hotel in the hotel industry, as a leisure resort open all year round, a top destination for all tourists interested in 5-star experiences", said Emanuel Poștoacă - Founder of Nordis Group.

Nordis Group is preparing the inauguration of Nordis Mamaia Hotel and will officially announce, in the next period, the opening date. As part of a soft opening process of the largest 5-star hotel in Romania, the first experiences at Nordis Mamaia will include premium accommodation services, room cleaning, room service, concierge, valet parking and services related to the facilities developed in stage I of the complex , such as restaurant, cafes, swimming pool, shops, playground for children.

About Nordis Group | Nordis Mamaia 5 stele

Nordis Group, a company founded in 2008, in Romania, with 100% Romanian capital, currently includes 7 entities, specializing in the development of 5-star hotel and residential complexes. The Nordis group of companies consists of: Nordis Development, Nordis Construct, Nordis Architecture, Nordis Hotels, Nobileo (member of the Nordis Group), Nordis Travel and Nordis Property Management.

Currently, Nordis Group has 4 construction sites in progress for the Nordis Mamaia, Nordis Sinaia and Nordis Brașov hotel and residential complexes, as well as for the Nordis View residential building in Bucharest. Nordis Group currently owns built assets exceeding the amount of 200 million euros. br Nordis Mamaia is the largest hotel & 5-star residence in Romania, which includes 712 hotel rooms and apartments, fully operated by Nordis, but also over 2500 residential holiday apartments. With the objective of offering a complete, unique experience, Nordis Mamaia benefits from a unique mix of facilities that elevate leisure tourism in Romania to the highest level.