As general manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lanai in Hawaii, Tom Roelens oversees all day-to-day operations at the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele and Lanai Golf. His management style focuses on great attention to detail, ensuring a staff that thrives on delivering a highly personalized experience to each guest.
Born and raised in Belgium, Roelens began his career in fine-dining restaurants in Belgium and France at a young age. He has since held leadership roles in the luxury hospitality industry in North America, Asia Pacific, Indian Ocean, the Middle East and Europe. He has been with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts for 14 years, at The Regent Jakarta, Indonesia; in Newport Beach, California; at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives; and in Lanai, Hawaii. In the Maldives, he simultaneously opened the award-winning Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru resorts and managed the Four Seasons Explorer, a luxury cruise catamaran.
Roelens currently lives in Lanai City, Hawaii, and enjoys outrigger canoe paddling, running, scuba diving and travel. He is fluent in English, French and Dutch.