Accor Promotes Nenad Praporski to General Manager of Fairmont Austin

/Accor Promotes Nenad Praporski to General Manager of Fairmont Austin

Accor Promotes Nenad Praporski to General Manager of Fairmont Austin

|2019-11-18T15:07:06-05:00November 14th, 2019|

Accor, a world-leading hospitality group offering unique experiences in nearly 4,800 hotels, resorts and private residences, an unparalleled portfolio of brands, and cutting edge digital services, has announced the appointment of Nenad Praporski as General Manager, Fairmont Austin.

In his new position, Praporski will lead all strategic direction and operational processes for Fairmont Austin’s 1,048 rooms, five bars and restaurants, nearly 140,000sq/ft of event space and 800+ employees.

“We are proud to have Nenad Praporski come on board as General Manager of Fairmont Austin,” says Jack Miller, Central US Regional Vice President, Accor. “We are confident that Nenad will continue to elevate the Fairmont brand. He brings incredible hospitality and luxury service to the property, and will lead Fairmont Austin to great success.”

Praporski most recently served as Hotel Manager, Fairmont Austin, a position which gave him wide-ranging oversight of hotel operations, with a strong focus on driving operational excellence in key areas of employee and guest engagement, service culture, revenue, GOP margins, and owner relations.

Praporski brings extensive operational experience in luxury hotels to this role. He was part of the opening team at THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada in Front Office Operations. From there, he joined MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas where he held progressive positions, including Front Desk Manager and Assistant Hotel Manager. Praporski then relocated to New York as Front Office Manager, Grand Hyatt New York and was subsequently appointed Director of Rooms, Hyatt Regency Long Island, New York. In 2010 he joined The Grand Del Mar, San Diego as Executive Director of Rooms and in 2015 was relocated to Macau SAR, China as Executive Director – Hotel Operations, Wynn Palace. Praporski joined Fairmont Austin in June 2016 as Hotel Manager and has now been officially appointed General Manager, Fairmont Austin.

Praporski holds his Master of Science, Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as well as a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. Praporski currently sits on the board of the Austin Hotel & Lodging Association, where he helps to influence and improve the hotel and lodging industry in Austin and surrounding areas.

About Accor

Accor is a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in 4,800 hotels, resorts, and residences across 100 countries. With an unrivalled portfolio of brands from luxury to economy, Accor has been providing hospitality savoir-faire for more than 50 years. Beyond accommodations, Accor enables new ways to live, work, and play with food & beverage, nightlife, wellbeing, and coworking brands. To drive business performance, Accor’s portfolio of business accelerators amplify hospitality distribution, operations, and experience. Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs. Accor is deeply committed to sustainable value creation, and plays an active role in giving back to planet and community. Planet 21 – Acting here endeavours to act for positive hospitality, while Accor Solidarity, the endowment fund, empowers disadvantaged groups through professional training and access to employment. Accor SA is publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States. For more information visit accor.com. Or become a fan and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Contact: Nicole Lierheimer

[email protected]/+1 (417) 861-1915

About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in 4,800 hotels, resorts, and residences across 100 countries.

Contact: Casey Barks

[email protected]/+1 (512) 701-8595

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