Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur – Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral welcomes Rubel Miah, as its newly appointed General Manager. Rubel joins the sassy 4-star Hotel with 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry with a solid foundation in driving customer satisfaction and loyalty.
A Master’s Degree holder in International Marketing and Business Development from the University of Evry in Paris, Rubel, a French national, began his career in hospitality as a Sales Manager at the Novotel Peace Beijing, followed by a three-year stint with the Sofitel brand in China before moving on to Sofitel Saigon in Vietnam as Director of Sales & Marketing where he spent two years, repositioning the hotel into the Luxury market before joining the pre-opening team of the Sheraton Chongqing Hotel in South West part of China.
Following a successful opening of the Sheraton Chongqing, Rubel joined the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel, in Bangkok, in 2012. In his capacity as the Director of Sales & Marketing of the Hotel, Rubel continued to excel and successfully increase the Hotel’s profitability which led to his appointment as Hotel Manager at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, where he held the position for three years, making it his most recent adventure before moving to Malaysia.
In his new role at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Rubel Miah strives to continue the Hotel’s success and make it the best place for global corporate and leisure travellers.
Apart from work, Rubel, a father of two, is also highly committed to humanitarian causes. He was a Chief Boy Scout while completing his Master’s Degree where he found working to raise funds and helping out the less fortunate a very enriching experience. He carried on his passion throughout his career, championing the Marriott Thailand Business Council’s Corporate Social Responsibility chapter.
Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral caters to the modern traveler seeking a unique experience. With an urban-inspired design, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral’s guestrooms feature a loft-like décor with soaring eleven-foot ceilings, Aloft’s signature platform beds, oversized showerheads and Bliss Spa products. Designed with the digital generation in mind it has free wireless internet access throughout the entire hotel including all guest rooms. Additionally, all rooms are equipped with a unique plug-and-play connectivity solution which connects most electronic devices to the 42″ flat-screen TV, turning the room into a high-tech office as well as an entertainment centre. The signature W XYZ bar morphs from a relaxed hangout by day to an electric destination bar by night. It serves a wide variety of cocktails and hosts regular indie acts by local performers for locals and hotel guests alike. The Tiki-themed MAI bar with panoramic views of the metropolis is set to reinvent the Kuala Lumpur party scene.