Luxury Travel Advisor recently hosted a roundtable of Oetker Collection executives at our Manhattan office. Joining us were Frank Marrenbach, CEO, Oetker Collection; Joelle Edwards-Tonks, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Oetker Collection; Celso do Valle, Palacio Tangara – Sao Paulo; Sandro Fabris, Jumby Bay Island and Fabrice Moizan, Eden Rock-St Barths.
The roundtable was moderated by Ruthanne Terrero, VP/Editorial Director of Luxury Travel Advisor. Following is a condensed version of our conversation.
Ruthanne Terrero, Luxury Travel Advisor: Let’s start out by talking about what luxury really is and how it’s evolving.
Frank Marrenbach, CEO, Oetker Collection: Luxury is about hosting other people and caring about their needs. Of course, we always talk about what the future brings and a lot of things change. But what doesn’t change is the ability to add the human…