NEW HOTEL MANAGER AT YAS VICEROY
Yas Viceroy appoints Oliver Bruns as Hotel Manager
14 December 2011. Yas Viceroy is delighted to announce the appointment of Oliver Bruns as Hotel Manager, overseeing the hotel’s daily operations and guest experiences throughout.
Bruns originally from Karlsruhe, Germany, began his career in 1997 whilst studying at the Bergius School, Frankfurt, Germany: School for Hospitality Education. As part of his study programme Bruns began an apprenticeship at the Steigenberger Hotel Frankfurter Hof, Frankfurt am Main, Germany as restaurant specialist. Subsequently, he was voted best apprentice of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 2000, Bruns began a decade long career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts that saw him hold managerial positions at Four Seasons London and Four Seasons Amman.
More recently, Bruns was Director of Rooms at Four Seasons Great Exuma at Emerald Bay, Bahamas, and, Four Seasons Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. His last position with the Group was as Hotel Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Cairo, Egypt, in which he oversaw 366 Guest Rooms and Suites, 144 Private Residences and 11 food and beverage outlets. Bruns also received a Master Certificate from Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration in 2006.
Reflecting on his appointment, Oliver Bruns commented:
“The Yas Viceroy is such an extraordinary property and I am extremely excited to be part of this new beginning! Yas Viceroy will set new standards in Abu Dhabi and on Yas Island. It is a very active destination with so many leisure offerings, concerts and sports events throughout the year. I am very much looking forward to making this hotel a great success.”
About Viceroy Hotel Group
Viceroy Hotel Group delivers one-of-a-kind lifestyle experiences that bring together provocative design and intuitive service in sought-after locations. The current portfolio of managed properties includes two luxury brands, Viceroy and The Tides. Viceroy Hotels & Resorts exemplify a passion for authentic, visionary design and personalized service. Signature Viceroy amenities and services created for the brand’s diverse business and leisure guests include dynamic dining venues featuring world-class culinary talents and destination spas specializing in health, fitness and beauty. Current Viceroy properties include hotels and resorts in Santa Monica, Palm Springs, Miami, Anguilla, Snowmass, Colorado and Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with forthcoming openings in Beverly Hills (in what is currently L’Ermitage Beverly Hills), the Maldives and Bodrum, Turkey. The Tides brand offers chic beachfront backdrops that inspire reconnection through cultural experiences delivered with style and spirit. Every Tides destination interprets indigenous cultural elements, expressed in each property’s décor, cuisine, and spa. The Tides collection includes hotels and resorts in Miami’s South Beach, Mexico’s Riviera Maya and Zihuatanejo, as well as upcoming developments on St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which is currently operating as Jalousie Plantation. The Urban Retreat Collection includes Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills, Maison 140 in Beverly Hills, and Sheraton Delfina in Santa Monica.