He will lead the team at the 78-room resort, and report directly to Grant Gaskin, area general manager for New Zealand and Australia. Christensen will work closely with other Swiss-Belhotel International properties in the region.
His hotel management career started in 2010, before moving to take on a senior managerial position at another property. He then spent eight years developing a luxury accommodation brand in Queenstown, delivering one of the best returns on investment in the region. Christensen started with the company on 16 July 2018.