Simon McGrath has been appointed as General
Manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru.
The hotel is
scheduled to open in July 2014.
McGrath, who was instrumental in
the rebranding of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket - Surin Beach
in Thailand, has over three decades of experience in the
international hospitality industry. He has held several senior
management roles with prominent hospitality brands in many
countries around the globe including Australia, New Zealand,
Vanuatu, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia. McGrath is also the former Vice President of
Tourism Accommodation Australia (2011 -2012)
With the hotel
nearing completion, a mass recruitment initiative will be held on
5 and 7 May for the
enlistment of F&B and housekeeping team members.
are interested in joining the DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru team
are encouraged to attend the respective recruitment dates, which
will be held in the lobby of DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru on
Jalan Ngee Heng.
“The mass recruitment initiative builds upon
DoubleTree by Hilton’s reputation as an employer of choice,” said
McGrath. “As much as we value experience, we are committed to sourcing people based on attitude and overall “team fit” and then
providing the intensive training which underpins our CARE
philosophy of Creating A Rewarding Experience for our team
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