The Ritz-Carlton, Astana has announced the appointment of Christoph Schleissing as General Manager. Previously, Christoph held a similar position at Rixos Borovoe Hotel.
Christoph Schleissing has an extensive experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career with a river cruises tour company. For more than 30 years, Christoph has been traveling the world, holding various positions at hotels, including the F&B department, business development, sales, and marketing departments, which makes him an absolute expert in the hotel business.
Christoph successfully managed The Hilton Luxembourg Hotel, Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa in Egypt and The Millennium Resort Mussanah in Oman. Since 2018, he was managing the Rixos Borovoe Hotel in Kazakhstan, a luxury resort with an area of 100,000 square meters, and achieved an incredible 450% increase in performance over the past 3.5 years. Christoph Schleissing is one of the leading hoteliers in Kazakhstan and Central Asia and is well known for his tireless efforts to attract the travelers to the region and the country.
His commitment to the management principles is demonstrated through high performance and is confirmed by numerous awards that hotels under his management received, including the second place in the nomination General Manager of the Year EMEA 2015 award.
‘I am very happy to join the team of the amazing The Ritz-Carlton, Astana and work with the legendary service of this luxury chain. I share the hotel's approach to hospitality and am willing to improve it day by day by paying attention to each guest and event’, - says Christoph.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Astana
The first Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Nur-Sultan, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, an A Class Business Center and a shopping gallery are located in the Talan Towers Multifunctional Complex. The investor of the project, the Verny Capital Group of Companies, is one of the largest companies in Kazakhstan specializing in direct investments. Its portfolio also includes The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow and The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna. The project was implemented in accordance with green construction standards of LEED international system. The Ritz-Carlton, Astana well matches the city space which surrounds Baiterek monument, a well-known symbol of Nur-Sultan.
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