Jakarta, 3 April 2013 –Gran Meliá Jakarta is delighted to announce the assignment of the new Resident Manager, Mr. Manuel Quiros. Born in Bilbao, Spain, this dedicated hotelier has extensive experience in leading hotels in Europe, including the network of Meliá Hotels International.
Quiros who holds solid operational, finance and food and beverage background admits that he has had a very captivating 18 years experience in hospitality industry. Getting in touch with people, from guests to the employees in shaping ideas and creating something together, ends him up with the urge to want more. The journey brought such a joyful excitement that he is passionate about.
First time in Asia and straight to Jakarta, Indonesia is a thoughtful step inseparable from the fact of the massive growth of hospitality industry in this part of the world. This, however, does not come without a handful challenges, but nothing is too hard to handle for the Spaniard. “There is never a limitation for adapting and learning new things in the new place, and remember to always respect local culture” noted Quiros. Quiros was the General Manager at Melia Bilbao, Spain before he was assigned to Jakarta.