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Mr Carl Gagnon appointed General Manager at Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection

With over twenty years of hotel management experience in the luxury hospitality industry, and having served in various key management positions in prominent properties in the Americas, Caribbean, and Asia, Mr Gagnon brings a wealth of expertise to the “very chic” Hôtel des Arts Saigon.

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection, the first and only five-star MGallery boutique hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, has recently appointed French-Canadian national, Mr Carl Gagnon as its new General Manager. 
 
With over twenty years of hotel management experience in the luxury hospitality industry, and having served in various key management positions in prominent properties in the Americas, Caribbean, and Asia, Mr Gagnon brings a wealth of expertise to the “very chic” Hôtel des Arts Saigon. Befitting his leadership role, his passion for hospitality and luxury experience, he is fully dedicated to Hôtel des Arts Saigon’s sense of enchantment, through its eclectic mix of colonial and contemporary design, and of course via its bespoke service from the heart delivered by its polished and devoted personnel.
 
Prior to his move to Ho Chi Minh City late June, Mr Gagnon spent nearly 14 years with Accor Hotels. He served most recently as the General Manager at the five-star Grand Mercure Danang Hotel in the Central region of Vietnam. He also managed the Operations of the dynamic and vibrant Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the largest Sofitel property worldwide, worked as Hotel Manager at the Sofitel Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin in Thailand. He likewise played a pivotal role in the re-positioning of the Metropole Hanoi into Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi – one of the most prestigious properties under the Sofitel brand. The iconic hotel was awarded with multiple International recognitions and listed as one of the top 100 world’s best hotels.
 
Mr Gagnon launched his hospitality career in North America. He first joined Accor Hotels in his native Canada at Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile in 2003, prior he also worked for the F&B Direction at Club Med in the Caribbean & Mexico and Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts.
 
Hôtel des Arts Saigon evokes a time when a voyage to the Far East was a luxurious privilege for the most sophisticated members of society. The guest rooms and suites are elegantly designed with traditional Indochinese elements elevated in timeless French style with eclectic touches of custom-painted furnishings and 19th century French herbs that have been pressed and framed. Crisp white linens, goose feathered comforters and plush beds envelope guests in decadent comfort. All of its 168 luxurious rooms and suites feature the most modern of conveniences such as complimentary WiFi, 50-inch LED TVs and signature amenities. Opened in October 2015, the newly built hotel is centrally located in the most vibrant district of Ho Chi Minh City, just steps away from Notre Dame Cathedral, the Opera House, the historic Saigon Central Post Office and other key tourist attractions.

 

Tatiana Rokou

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