Rhys Challenger has been appointed General
Manager of the Mercure Singapore Bugis.
Rhys first joined AccorHotels in
1996 and has since held various Front Office, Food & Beverage,
Executive Assistant Manager and Hotel Manager positions across
several hotels in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji, prior to taking
on his first General Manager appointment at the Mercure Nadi in
Rhys then moved back to New Zealand in February
2010 as the General Manager of Mercure Auckland Windsor and held a
dual role as General Manager of All Seasons Auckland in June 2011.
He relocated to Asia in February 2012 and took on the role as
Resident Manager at Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, where he was
subsequently promoted to Hotel Manager in June 2015.
“It’s a fantastic opportunity to open the first Mercure Hotel in
Singapore,” Rhys said. “The hotel is strategically located in the center of the Bugis tourist precinct behind the Bugis Plus shopping mall. I look
forward to building a team of competent professionals to help me
make its own stamp on the tourism industry in Singapore.”
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