Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Rolf Jan van Zeyl as general manager for Hilton Alexandria Corniche. Zeyl brings 15 years of hospitality experience to Alexandria and, in this, his first general manager position for Hilton Worldwide, he will manage all hotel operations with a focus on enhancing the presence and profile of Hilton Alexandria Corniche. The hotel is relatively new to the Hilton Worldwide Egypt portfolio having recently enjoyed a significant renovation before opening as a Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded property in 2013.
Prior to this new role, Zeyl enjoyed a varied Hilton Worldwide career across many different operational markets including Holland, Croatia, Lebanon and Egypt, where he previously served as F&B Manager at Ramses Hilton in Cairo. He also held the position as Middle East & Africa F&B Operations Manager at Hilton Worldwide’s area office in Dubai.
Zeyl’s return to Egypt has been warmly welcomed by Christian Muhr, vice president, operations for Hilton Worldwide, Egypt & Levant, he said: “I am delighted to welcome Rolf on his return to Egypt and to this very well-deserved leadership position. He has enjoyed an impressive career path with the company and his ability to lead productive teams will undoubtedly support our goals of delivering the high standards and exceptional services guests expect from the Hilton Worldwide brand”.