UK: Candy Capital, the privately held family office of British real estate developer Nick Candy, has appointed Anthony Costa as head of a new hospitality and lifestyle division.
Costa will work closely with the Candy Capital leadership team across several luxury real estate projects in collaboration with joint venture partners across residential, luxury hotels, hospitality, lifestyle, and retail sectors globally, with a particular focus on the Middle East.
He has formerly worked with Four Seasons and held positions as general manager at Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, and Mandarin Oriental Tokyo.
Most recently, Costa served as regional president at Caesars Palace Dubai. Additional experience includes leadership positions with brands such as the Burj Al Arab at Jumeirah Group.
On joining Candy Capital, Costa said: “I am thrilled to join [the company] and lead the charge in establishing a world-class lifestyle and hospitality division. Nick Candy’s visionary approach and the company’s commitment to setting new benchmarks align perfectly with my passion for creating exceptional brand experiences in the luxury hospitality sector.”
Candy added: “We are delighted to welcome Anthony Costa to Candy Capital as head of hospitality and lifestyle. His wealth of experience and expertise in luxury hotel management aligns seamlessly with our vision for expansion and innovation in the hospitality sector.”