Chemaly appointed executive assistant manager at Raffles Singapore prepares for reopening

Chemaly appointed executive assistant manager at Raffles Singapore prepares for reopening

Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced the appointment of Chadi Chemaly as its executive assistant manager, rooms.

He will start in February.

Chemaly brings with him over 15 years of experience in hospitality, achieving outstanding results in housekeeping and room operations across the globe.

His journey as a hotelier started in North Carolina where he was part of front office operations in various top hotels including The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel in Charlotte.

Chemaly continued to fine tune his luxury hospitality portfolio in Saudi Arabia at Al Faisaliah - a Rosewood Hotel before joining Raffles in Beijing as executive assistant manager, rooms.

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Most recently, Chemaly was based in Mexico with Fairmont Mayakoba, where he was responsible for the operation and administration of the hotel as its director of operations.

At Raffles Hotel Singapore, he will oversee its rooms and housekeeping division.

This includes the management of the legendary Raffles Butlers, the iconic liveried doormen and the upkeep of the lush tropical landscape that makes Raffles Hotel Singapore an oasis for the well-travelled.

Christian Westbeld, general manager, Raffles Hotel Singapore, said: “Chadi is a dynamic and passionate hotelier with a proven track record.

“He will be an invaluable addition to Raffles Hotel Singapore, contributing towards our legacy of delivering emotional luxury and legendary service.

“This is especially meaningful during our current careful and sensitive restoration as we write our new chapter for the hotel with a grand reopening in the second half of 2018.”