News for the Hospitality Executive
Gregor Andréewitch Named General Manager
of the Conrad Tokyo
|29 November 2007: Gregor Andréewitch has joined
the global contemporary luxury brand, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, as General
Manager of the Conrad Tokyo, effective immediately.
Gregor will manage all operational efforts with a focus on further enhancing the Conrad Tokyo's position as one of the city's most prestigious luxury hotels. Gregor replaces the former, highly regarded General Manager, Keith Allardice, who recently returned to his native Australia.
An Austrian national, Gregor has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry, spanning five continents. He joins the Conrad Tokyo from the Drake Hotel in Chicago. Prior to this, Gregor held positions at Hilton hotels in Belgium, Germany, Lesotho, Bahrain, Venezuela, Trinidad, Malaysia and the UK.
Koos Klein, President Hilton Hotels Corporation - Asia Pacific, said of the appointment, "Gregor brings with him an admirable reputation for managing iconic properties, having most recently been General Manager of the renowned Drake Hotel, a Hilton-managed hotel. He has also joined us at a very exciting time, when the Conrad Tokyo's panoramic views, contemporary Japanese design and avant-garde dining experiences have placed it among Tokyo's top luxury hotels in the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2008."
The Conrad Tokyo is a masterpiece of contemporary Japanese design, boasting
some of the largest guest rooms in Tokyo, with panoramic views of the Hamarikyu
Gardens, Tsukiji market and Tokyo Bay and a swimming pool overlooking the
modern urban landscape of Shiodome. Since its opening in 2005, the Conrad
Tokyo has been recognised through a host of awards and accolades including
the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2008 which recently named the Conrad Tokyo one
of Tokyo's leading luxury hotels and awarded its celebrated China Blue
restaurant one Michelin star.
|Also See:||Great Britain Based Hilton International Committed to Bringing the Grande Dame of Chicago Hotels, The Drake into a Second Golden Era / February 2005|