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Hilton appoints Cedric Nubul as General Manager to lead future 1,080-room Hilton Singapore Orchard

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Fri, 09/17/2021 - 04:02
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Nubul to focus on delivering an elevated level of renowned Hilton’s hospitality and raising the bar for this new chapter of Hilton in the Lion City.

Singapore – Leading global hospitality company Hilton has appointed industry veteran Cedric Nubul as  General  Manager for the upcoming hotel Hilton Singapore Orchard. The announcement comes ahead of the highly anticipated January 2022 opening of Hilton’s largest hotel in Asia Pacific.

“Our new flagship will be an inspiring landmark hotel for Singapore and the region,” said Peter Webster, Senior Director, Operations, South East Asia, Hilton. “Hilton Singapore Orchard is a prime opening that continues Hilton’s 50-year heritage in Singapore and across the region, and a welcome addition to our portfolio of Hilton hotels across South East Asia. Cedric’s energetic persona and diverse leadership experience will benefit this exceptional property when guests return to travel post pandemic with expectations of memorable experiences delivered by passionate hospitality professionals.”

“Hilton Singapore Orchard will set a new bar for hospitality in Singapore from day one of our opening. Whether they are here for a hotel’s stay, dining, wedding or meeting, our guests will experience Hilton’s brand of hospitality and Travel with Purpose, our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy to drive responsible travel and tourism at the core of all that we do,” said Nubul. “As we start to reconnect economies and travel networks across the region and the world, Hilton Singapore Orchard is uniquely positioned to provide locals and guests from around the world with opportunities to experience the exceptional service guests have come to expect from Hilton hotels.”

Nubul brings over 20 years of experience with Hilton hotels, including strong experience in conversion of hotels. He served in the role of General Manager across the Caribbean and Colombia over the past eight years, and previously worked across France, Spain, Italy, Maldives, and Malaysia. During his accomplished hospitality career, Nubul has won notable accolades in the Americas region, including General Manager of the Year and President’s Excellence in Leadership Award. Nubul was also included on the Hotel Management Magazine “GMs to Watch” list in 2018.

Hilton Singapore Orchard is set to open in January 2022 following a SG$150-million extensive refurbishment of the current Mandarin Orchard Singapore. The hotel will open as the largest Hilton hotel in Asia Pacific and represent Hilton’s flagship presence in Singapore. Hilton Singapore Orchard will feature 1,080 newly renovated botanical inspired rooms, five exciting food and beverage concepts and 16 inspiring event spaces, including two uniquely designed and pillarless ballrooms.

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