Manish Puri has joined the pre-opening team of
the Six Senses Shaharut in Israel as General Manager.
He joins Six Senses Shaharut following a
stint as GM of the Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali.
Manish began his Six Senses career as general
manager of Evason Ma’In Hot Springs and Six Senses Spa in Jordan
before serving five years with the Six Senses
Yao Noi in Thailand, followed by Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in
With more than 25 years in the hospitality
industry and an 11-year veteran with Six Senses, Manish graduated
from the prestigious Oberoi School of Hotel Management and
completed the Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership program
with the University of Oxford.
Besides completing the Cornell
University Professional Development Program with an Advanced
Certification in Real Estate and Hotel Investment, he also
successfully completed the General Manager’s Program.
also a certified wine sommelier by the International Wine Guild of
Manish says, “Six Senses Shaharut marks a new
milestone for Six Senses as the brand enters yet another unique
destination. I am very excited for this new opening which will
bring the Six Senses ethos of sustainability, local sensitivity
and wellness together with the desert culture and traditions. With
a passionate opening team, we’ll work to create
out-of-the-ordinary guest experiences in a setting of biblical
The Six Senses Shaharut, located to the south of the
Negev Desert in the Arava Valley, is scheduled to open in early