Arabelle Del Pilar Rosario

Spa & Wellness Director at Melia Hotels in Dominican Republic

With 16 years in the Spa Industry, Arabelle is responsible for the overall performance of the Spas in Dominican Republic for Melia Hotels International, including the wellness inclusive concept, a new brand concept of a wellbeing 360 experience at Melia Punta Cana Beach. Arabelle began her career in 2002, working for a leading private hotel and country club, including a master training of high end standards in a renowned Italian Cruise Ship all over Europe and Africa. Once she is back to the hotel, the opportunity to join the Spa Industry starts as a Spa Manager in 2005, obtaining a Spa Management master with Spa´s 2b from Ontario, Canada and starts developing new standards and brand strategy. Arabelle is responsible for a growing portfolio of spas, including a sustainable spa with a top social and economic impact thru its products and services, she brings a strategic insight, growth planning and a day to day operations management always with her team. Under her leadership the achievement of awards is a key; award winning for two years in a row of best spa in America at World Luxury Spa Award, Best Golf Resort with Spa and now with her team dedication now focus to win the best spa sustainable.