Hilton announces key general manager appointments for Hilton Bandung, Conrad Bali and Hilton Bali. Thomas Glaser has been appointed as general manager of Hilton Bandung, taking over the helm of the hotel from Kevin Girard who relocates back to Conrad Bali as general manager following a five-year stint as general manager of Hilton Bandung. Leading the stunning clifftop resort located at the southern part of Bali, Amit Sakhrani has been appointed as the new general manager of Hilton Bali.
Thomas Glaser most recently served as Commercial Director at Conrad Koh Samui Resort & Residences. A 20-year hospitality veteran, Glaser began his career in the commercial field where he held key positions overseeing the business development and operations team across hotels including Le Meridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg, Sheraton Essen Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok and Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, and Conrad Koh Samui Resort & Residences.
With a 20-year career with Hilton, Kevin Girard built his experience in Operations and commercial and held key positions across Hilton hotels including Hilton Toronto, Hilton Saint John, Conrad Brussels, and Hilton Bandung. He was also formerly Commercial Director at Conrad Bali. Girard joined the South East Asia region in 2011 and lived in Indonesia ever since.
Amit Sakhrani joins Hilton Bali Resort following 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He has garnered extensive career experience in various disciplines of hotel operations and has held management positions in India and Indonesia where he worked in Medan, Jakarta, and Bali. Most recently he was General Manager of Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel.
These general manager appointments will mark the new leadership team in Hilton’s portfolio in Indonesia. “We are delighted to welcome Thomas, Kevin and Amit – three truly remarkable hospitality executives – to lead our teams in Indonesia and drive the business outlook in the upcoming years. Glaser’s experience within the Hilton portfolio and his track record of driving performance at hotels of this scale is exactly what we need and I am confident Hilton Bandung will reach new heights under his leadership,” said Andre A Gomez, regional general manager, Hilton Indonesia.
“I am thrilled to also have new leadership driving our resorts in Bali. Girard brings extensive experience in the hospitality industry as well as a commitment to providing excellent guest service. I believe he will be instrumental in ensuring success through Conrad Bali relaunch post-refurbishment from this year. At the same time we want to welcome Amit to the Hilton family as he joins us with a great track record in delivering performance across the hotels he’s led and I am confident his experience puts him in a great position to lead the team here at Hilton Bali,” added Andre.
Hilton Bandung is located at HOS Tjokroaminoto No. 41 – 43, Bandung, 40172, Indonesia. For reservations, visit Hilton Bandung at bandung.hilton.com or call +62 (0) 22-8606-6888
Conrad Bali is located at Jalan Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa, Bali, 80363, Indonesia. For reservations, visit Conrad Bali at www.conradbali.com or call +62 (0) 361-778788.
Hilton Bali Resort is located at Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Bali, 80363, Indonesia. For reservation, visit Hilton Bali Resort at baliresort.hilton.com or call +62 (0) 361-773377.
Hilton Bandung, Conrad Bali, and Hilton Bali Resort are also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, and the Hilton Honors mobile app.