HANOI, Vietnam – (May 24th, 2018) – Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi today announced the appointment of its key management personnel: Christophe Tourian as the new Cluster Director of Operations and Rohan Nayyar as the new Cluster Director of Business Development.
“Christophe’s extensive food & beverage background covering the UK, Spain, Thailand, Indonesia and, more notably Japan for the last 12 years, will ensure we are focusing on our operational performance through the outlets and conference business, whilst supporting the Head Chef’s desire to raise the level of the culinary offering. On the other hand, the appointment of Rohan, who has had more than 12 years of experience, advising hotel revenue strategy in diverse markets like Australia, India, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Singapore will guarantee our commercial effort levels up proportionately to the upgraded quality of operations,” said Andrew Nisbet, Cluster General Manager, Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi.
As the food & beverage leader at Hilton Tokyo Bay previously, Christophe was responsible for managing Hilton largest dining operation in Asia Pacific as well as catering for the meetings and events at the Tokyo Disney Resort property. He also a played a critical role in leading and coaching a team of more than 100 F&B personnel and was instrumental in implementing major facility upgrade.
Relocating from Sydney, Australia, Rohan was Cluster Market Director of revenue strategy for Sydney Harbour Marriott and Courtyard by Marriott overseeing the revenue, online marketing and distribution functions of the two hotels. Originally a Hilton Management Trainee, Rohan has grown from strength to strength, working in Egypt, Singapore and United Arab Emirates. He successfully supported the launch of 4 different Marriott properties with the total inventory of 1020 keys, including the first Ritz Carlton in India (Ritz Carlton Bangalore) and the first Fairfield in Asia (Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru).
While Christophe graduated from Les Roches with a Diploma in Hotel Management in 2004, Rohan earned his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Hotel Management at the University of Huddersfield, the UK in 2005. Being driven by the love to travel and the determination to grow further in the hospitality industry, both are excited to immerse themselves in the Vietnamese market.
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About Hilton Hanoi Opera
Strategically located in the heart of Hanoi’s central business district, Hilton Hanoi Opera is within easy walking distance of the city’s tourist attractions and bustling shopping areas, providing an ideal home from which to experience and explore the rich textures of Hanoi. Inspired by the character of the famous Opera House opposite, the hotel is a fusion of traditions: gentle Vietnamese hospitality and graciousness, and Hilton’s assurance of total reliability, impeccable service and first-class facilities. Each of the hotel’s 268 rooms offers a view of either the city or the Opera House and all rooms are equipped with individual controlled air conditioning and double glazed windows, luxurious bathrooms and high speed internet access. For functions, conferences and exhibitions, Hilton Hanoi Opera offers the latest in audio-visual equipment and lighting facilities. In addition to the high-tech Ballroom, there are six spacious meeting rooms; one boardroom and a business center with dedicated team members working behind the scenes to ensure the success of events. For more information about Hilton Hanoi Opera, please visit Hilton Hanoi Opera website or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
About Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi
Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) Hanoi is funded by Hoan Kiem Tourism & Trading Company Limited and belongs to the Hilton Garden Inn hotel chain, which is a brand of Hilton. Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi is considered a focused service hotel designed for both domestic and international business and leisure travelers. HGI Hanoi is located at 20 Phan Chu Trinh, Hanoi – the economic and leisure center of the city, and is within a short distance of Hoan Kiem lake, the Ministry of Finance, numerous embassies, government organizations and institutions, museums, and shopping centers. It is only 40 kilometers from Noi Bai International Airport. The Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi Hotel features 87 rooms and suites with contemporary furnishing and amenities. The Hotel features a restaurant and a bar. The Garden Grille Restaurant offers international culinary favorites along with local specialties. Whilst, The Garden Bar is a place where one can relax and enjoy your favorite coffee/ tea, cocktails and a selection of light bites. The Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi can host business meetings and social gatherings. In addition, the Hotel also offers a convenient 24-hour Pavilion PantryTM convenience mart, complimentary 24-hour Fitness Centre and Business Center. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi, please visit Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi website or follow us on Facebook.
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