Mr. Jamal Hussain has been appointed as the
assistant vice president and general manager of the Regent Bali.
Mr. Hussain comes to the Regent Bali from
Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts, where he held senior positions in
Maldives, Bintan, Singapore and Bali.
Mr. Hussain’s resume includes tenures with
prestigious properties located in Europe and Asia. Some of these
properties include: Hilton Vienna, Grand Hyatt Jakarta, Grand
Hyatt Taipei, Peninsula Hong Kong, privately owned Palace of The
Golden Horses in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Banyan Tree
properties in Maldives, Bintan and Bali.
Mr. Hussain graduated with a diploma in tourism
& hotel management from Schloss Klesheim in Salzburg, Austria, and
started his career in the hospitality industry with Hilton Vienna,
Austria. Having begun his career in food and beverage, Mr. Hussain
worked his way up to the position of general manager at Palace of
the Golden Horses, Malaysia in 1997.
“I’m thrilled to join the Regent Bali family and
work alongside so many talented team members,” said Mr. Hussain.
“Bringing my past experiences working in the hospitality industry
to this already thriving brand will be an exciting opportunity,
and I know Regent Bali will only continue to impress.”
Mr. Rene Mayer, who was recently promoted to
global director of sales at Regent Hotels & Resorts, is the
director of sales and marketing at Regent Bali.
Prior to joining Regent, Mr. Mayer was
director of sales and marketing at Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, where he
focused on the collective goals of the luxury hotel chain.
Previously, Mayer served as director of
global sales worldwide for Vienna International Hotels & Resorts,
Austria and cluster director of sales for Hilton Mainz
International, among others.
Mr. Mayer holds his masters in hospitality
management from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and a
business studies degree in economics, marketing and sales from VWA
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