Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre Welcomes Anthony Tyler as New Hotel Manager
Tyler moves to Riyadh following two years at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 11 November 2013: Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is pleased to welcome Anthony Tyler as its new Hotel Manager. With a career that has spanned more than seventeen years, Tyler brings with him a depth of experience and an exuberant passion for the hospitality industry.
The seasoned hotelier arrives in the Kingdom from The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel where he spent two years as Hotel Manager. Tyler will be taking on the reins of this exciting new adventure, which will be his sixth stint at a Four Seasons property.
“True luxury is all about genuine people extending personalised service and empathizing with different cultures,” Greg Pirkle, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh. “Anthony has had a wealth of Four Seasons experience at our hotels and resorts across the world which will no doubt be reflected in every guest experience here in Riyadh.”
Certified by the Lausanne Hotel School in Switzerland, Tyler holds an impressive track record in the hospitality industry with a career that started in his home country of Switzerland. His next move was to Jakarta, followed by Hong Kong, then Dubai and Bangkok. Tyler joined the Four Seasons family with his first posting in Malaysia 13 years ago. His Food and Beverage background then took him to Four Seasons Hotel Amman and Four Seasons Resort Maui before his promotion to Resort Manager at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica. From there he moved to the role of Hotel Manager in Chicago before joining Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh.
“I’m excited to join the exceptional team in Riyadh,” says Tyler. “This Hotel has an incredible reputation for achieving high levels of guest satisfaction and I look forward to continuing its evolution and success.”
Moving from the busy metropolitan city of Chicago to the warmth desert life in Riyadh, the team looks forward to Tyler bringing his talent, extensive experience and lively enthusiasm to Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh.
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