ALILA HOTELS AND RESORTS ANNOUNCES TWO SENIOR APPOINTMENTS
New General Manager For Alila Jakarta, Patrick MurrayNew Resident Manager For Alila Villas Uluwatu, Siddharth Biswas
15 April 2014
Leading boutique hotelier Alila Hotels & Resorts has announced two new management appointments. Patrick Murray has joined as General Manager for Alila Jakarta and Siddharth Biswas has been appointed as Resident Manager at Alila Villas Uluwatu.
Patrick has over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry.He started his career with the Intercontinental Hotel in London before going on to work in some of the capital’s most recognised hotels, including The Ritz Hotel, The Berkeley, Hyatt Carlton Tower and the Hyde Park Hotel before moving to Australia where he was part of the opening team for the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne. Patrick has garnered extensive international experience during his career having worked in China, Bahrain, Oman, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Cambodia, Bali and Boracay. He was also part of the opening teams for the Prince Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, the Legends Hotel on Australia’s Gold Coast and Palazzo Versace, the first Versace hotel in the world. Throughout his career, Patrick has received numerous awards for his ability to recognize and nurture developing talent, this will continue to be a strong focus in his new role at Alila Jakarta, alongside the day to day operations of this 245 room design hotel.
Siddharth Biswas has joined Alila as Resident Manager at Alila Villas Uluwatu. Siddharth began his career after graduating from the prestigious Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland. His first rolewas with the world’s largest catering company Compass Group PLC, before joining Kempinski Hotel’s head office. Siddharth went on to work at established properties and as part of several pre-opening teams across Europe, South East Asia, Africa, the Middle East and China. In his new position Siddharth will play a key role in the everyday operations and running of the hotel, working closely with the resort’s General Manager, Marco Groten, to continue providing the best of high-end personalised service for their guests.