InterContinental Hanoi Westlake has announced the appointment of Colin McCandless to the position of general manager.
McCandless is a seasoned hotelier with particular strengths in pre-opening and commercial focus and brings over 16 year experience in hotel management across Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Vietnam.
Prior to his current appointment, McCandless spent over two years as general manager of the award-winning South Australian luxury hotel, InterContinental Adelaide.
In his most recent role as General Manager at InterContinental Adelaide he has successfully repositioned InterContinental Adelaide both in the tourism market and business sector with the redevelopment of Riverbank Precinct through reconnecting with local business, hospitality and tourism communities and providing a strong leadership to the InterContinental Adelaide team.
Vietnam is not an unknown territory to McCandless, prior moving to Adelaide he was the pre-opening general manager at InterContinental Nha Trang and had the responsibility for the pre-opening operations of the hotel, including project management, budget preparation, brand compliance and recruitment.