The 191-room Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa
has appointed Philip Jones as General Manager.
After starting his career aged 17, Jones
now steps into his new role with over two decades of experience in
the hospitality arena and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team
at Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa.
He has worked for some of the industry’s
most prestigious companies in city hotels as well as resorts in
North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Originally from Ireland, he was General Manager
of the Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi since February 2012. Prior to this,
he worked in Dubai with Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts as one of the
youngest hotel managers. Before that, he was with The Ritz-Carlton
Hotel Company in the United States for more than 12 years.
Jones believes in work-life balance and has a
passion for automobiles and understanding history. He also
collects antiques and enjoys sports.
“We’re delighted to see someone of Philip’s
calibre in this important role. His varied hospitality experience
and dynamic leadership skills will be invaluable in bringing to
life Mövenpick’s promise of Swiss quality at Mövenpick Heritage
Hotel Sentosa,” said Andreas Mattmüller, Chief Operating Officer
Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.
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