Marriott has promoted Bart Buiring to the
position of Senior Vice President – Lodging Services and
Operations, Marriott International in Asia Pacific.
Having previously served as the regional vice
president of operations and continent lodging services for
Marriott International in Asia, Buiring’s new position sees him
providing leadership to all operations disciplines including
rooms, food and beverage, engineering, procurement and guest
technology. In this new capacity he will also oversee hotel
operations design development for all Marriott International’s new
hotels in Asia.
Commenting on his promotion, Buiring said, “I am
delighted to have been given this opportunity at this critical
time in Marriott’s development in Asia. As we look to more than
double the number of hotels we have in Asia, and introduce
additional brands into the region, the opportunities for us to
showcase our product, people and creativity is incredible. We will
focus on innovation and technology to ensure our guests now and
those in the future get what they want from a brand and a product
that is exactly right for them across our entire portfolio of
brands and hotels in Asia.”
Buiring, who joined Marriott International in
2001 as the Director of Operations at the JW Marriott Hotel in
Mumbai, India, was instrumental in establishing the hotel as
Marriott International’s flagship property in the country.
2004, he assumed the Area Director of Operations role covering
Asia, Australia and New Zealand, before being promoted two years
later to the position of Regional Director Food and Beverage, Asia
At the beginning of 2008, Bart transferred to
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company headquarters in Chevy Chase, USA,
as Corporate Vice President – Food and Beverage. He was the leader
of the company’s Food and Beverage division for two years before
returning to Asia Pacific in 2010, responsible for developing and
implementing operations strategy, future restaurant concepts,
standards, creativity and innovation.
Bart graduated from Hotel Management School
Maastricht in the Netherlands, and obtained a certificate in
Marketing Management from Cornell University in the United States.
He began his career with Hilton International, before gaining
further experience at The Dorchester in London, and for Hyatt
International, where he worked in Indonesia and Australia.
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