Jean-Paul Dantil: General Manager of Ritz Carlton Vienna

My NativeAdVantage:


Born in the USA to an Argentinian father and German mother, I grew up in the UK and Switzerland, the perfect mix for the hotel business. I graduated from the Centre International de Glion and had a career with Hyatt International and Como Hotels prior to opening Das Stue in Berlin. Currently I am the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, one of the top hotels in the city.

What do you do best?

Connecting people and running hotels.

What makes you the best?

My passion for the industry and attention to details.

How will you stay the best?

Constantly question and learn.

Biggest success?

Opening of Das Stue hotel, Berlin

What are your aspirations?

Personal: To be happy and satisfied with my achievements

Business: Sky is the limit!

Most challenging moment?

Opening of Das Stue, was a very hectic time but somehow everything fell in place.

What fascinates you?

The Universe

Favorite Motto:

Smile at the world and the world will smile back

Favorite People:

My wife

Favorite Places:

So many, but right now: Berlin, London and Cap Ferret

Favorite Products:

Netflix, Audemars Piguet watches, Incotex Trousers, Amazon Kindle

Current Passions:

Running, Wine, Hiking