Conrad Manila Appoints New Director of Operations
MANILA, Philippines - Conrad Manila has announced the appointment of Emile Otte as its new Director of Operations. In this role, Emile will provide strategic leadership and oversee the hotel’s daily operations including rooms, food and beverage and banqueting services.
With more than 15 years of industry experience under his belt, including 13 years in Hilton, Emile’s invaluable expertise furthers Conrad Manila’s commitment to providing guests with inspired and innovative experiences.
“Emile’s passion, energy and vast experience are a welcome addition in our continued pursuit of hospitality excellence,” shares Laurent Boisdron, General Manager at Conrad Manila. “We are confident in his strong leadership skills, especially in improving our day-to-day operations.”
Prior to joining Conrad Manila, Emile worked across various regions including serving as the Operations Manager at Hilton Niseko Village, Japan, and Director of Food and Beverage in Conrad Beijing, China, amongst other Hilton Hotels and luxury properties across China, the Middle East and Europe.
Emile, a Dutch national, holds a bachelor’s degree in international hospitality management from the Netherlands International Hotel School.
Emile said, “I have great expectations for Conrad Manila, as it is my first time in this beautiful and culturally diverse country known for its genuine hospitality and warmth. We will do our very best to provide our guests with smart luxury experiences that exceed expectations, through flawless, personalized services at all guest touch points.”
The 347-guest room Conrad Manila is a contemporary, luxury hotel conveniently located adjacent to the sprawling Mall of Asia Complex, minutes away from both local and domestic airports and the Makati Business District.
The hotel’s all-day dining restaurant Brasserie on 3 offers an innovative menu featuring the finest seasonal produce and sustainably sourced ingredients. Guests can also enjoy a modern interpretation of traditional Chinese cuisine at the award-winning China Blue by Jereme Leung, refined afternoon tea selections with panoramic views of Manila Bay at C Lounge and a selection of handcrafted sandwiches, artisan confections and fair trade coffee at Bru Coffee Bar – also available for grab-and-go.
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