Travel News - Latest Travel News


Eric Brand appointed General Manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore

Travel News Asia 3 May 2004

Mr Eric Brand has been appointed as the new General Manager of the Orchard Hotel Singapore.

In his new capacity, Mr Brand will be responsible for the overall business operations and success of this 674-room five-star hotel situated in the heart of the famous Orchard Road and home to well known and celebrated Chinese restaurant Hua Ting and Orchard Caf.

Commenting on his position, Mr Brand remarked, "It is a great honour for me to be working for the fast-growing international chain of Millennium & Copthorne. I am very excited to be part of the team and to continually improve and modernize in order for Orchard Hotel Singapore to stay the first choice of our customers".

Prior to taking the helm at Orchard Hotel Singapore, Mr Brand was General Manager of the Mvenpick Resort Al Nawras in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was also formerly General Manager of The Windsor Hotel in Melbourne, Australia for 5 years and before that he was General Manager of The Shilla Hotel in Seoul, Korea.

A veteran in the hotel industry, Mr Brand's earlier appointments in Asia include those held as Resident Manager at The Oriental Bangkok and Food & Beverage Manager at The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong. Prior to that, his hospitality career took him to numerous countries around Europe and the United Kingdom where he held a series of key positions with various hotels and hotel chains.

Mr Eric Brand is also a graduate of Ecole Hotelire in Geneva and the World famous Ecole Hotelire in Lausanne, both in Switzerland. He was born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland and is married with two children.

"We are confident that Orchard Hotel's position as one of Singapore's leading hotels, will only be further strengthened under Eric's leadership, based on his extensive experience in the hospitality industry in Asia and Europe. We wish him well in his new position," says Mr Vincent Yeo, President of Millennium & Copthorne International Ltd.

Subscribe to our Travel Industry News RSS Feed Travel Industry News RSS Feed from To do that in Outlook, right-click the RSS Feeds folder, select Add a New RSS Feed, enter the URL of our RSS Feed which is: and click Add. The feed can also be used to add the headlines to your website or channel via a customisable applet. Have questions? Please read our Travel News FAQ. Thank you.

Copyright © 1997-2024