Meet Eléonore Astier-Petin

MARIGOT: Globetrotter and art lover, Eléonore Astier-Petinis best known in the region for being the general manager of the prestigious Belmond La Samanna Hotel.

In addition to the pure pleasure of talking with a woman as passionate as she is, Eléonore Astier-Petin’s career is an example for future hoteliers. Having grown up in New York and then in Charleston, South Carolina, Eléonore chose to study marketing. After earning two bachelor’s degrees, including one in French literature to perfect her command of the language of Molière, she left to join her parents in French Polynesia to prepare for a master’s degree …

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