Mr Cauchi started his specialisation in the hospitality industry at the Institute of Tourism Studies and is an alumni of the Ecole Hotel Lausanne in Switzerland. His first experience abroad was at the Royal York Hotel in Yorkshire, which formed part of the Crown Hotels in the UK, then at the Bellevue Palace Hotel in Bern, Switzerland, and later at the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel in Brussels.
In 1999, as Food and Beverage Manager of a leading five-star hotel, he was nominated “Worker of the Year” by the President of Malta.
He was also the General Manager of the Radisson SAS Golden Sands Resort & Spa when it hosted the 52 Head of States during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in Malta.
During his 28-year experience in the hospitality and destination management industry, Mr Cauchi held many positions, including senior management posts in five-star international hotel chains and beverage franchises.
Mr Cauchi is married to Maria and has two children, Maya, 11, and Ben, 6.