Nile Tuzun, a highly accomplished hospitality design and development executive, an award winning photographer, creative director, art advocate, and citizen of the world, has developed a solid reputation for uncompromising excellence in the world of international hospitality design. Her work over the past 13 years has influenced and raised the bar for the hotel, spa and restaurant experience worldwide, first as a hospitality designer at WATG, then as Director of Design and Construction at Fairmont Raffles Hotels International and later as Director of Business Development for the Puccini Group. Nile brings a design-focused background to her work, typified by in-depth collaboration with valuable ownership groups, distinguished guests, global divisional team members, internal cross divisional team members and operational team members providing hospitality design and management and operational consulting services. Nile maintains close working relationships with the world's leading architects and designers as she strives to realize design standards unique to each project. With a very confident philosophy regarding hotel, spa and restaurant design and operations, Nile has and continues to support the future of design by participating as an expert panelist for seminars, design forums, charity events and guest academic critiques. Her strategic implementation of design and her understanding of the global marketplace, drive her to realize her goals with conviction and with the utmost professionalism. Nile, born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey holds a Masters of Architecture with a work career which has taken her from Istanbul to New York, Los Angeles, Rome, Barcelona, Milan, Venice, Paris, Arles, Madrid, Cabo San Lucas, San Juan and Seville. Nile is fluent in English, Turkish and conversational Italian.