Hilton Fiji Welcomes two New Members to its Management Team
Hilton Fiji welcomed two new members to its management team this month. Nauman Hasan has taken on the role of Hotel Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island, while Waleed Hassan has joined as Cluster Commercial Director of both Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa and DoubleTree by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island.
Nauman Hasan joins DoubleTree from his most recent role as Operations Manager at Treasury Casino and Hotel Brisbane. He brings a wealth of hospitality knowledge with over 15 years’ of hotel management experience. The new position sees him return to the Hilton brand as Nauman previously worked for Hilton Singapore and Hilton on the Park Melbourne for over 12 years.
“I’m excited to be back with Hilton and to take on a Hotel Manager role in such a desirable holiday destination such as Fiji. My aim for this position is to continue to improve and contribute to the overall performance of DoubleTree by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island and further build on the Resort’s reputation as one of Fiji’s most authentic, accessible and affordable holiday destinations,” said Nauman.
“I also look forward to becoming actively involved in the local community and ensuring that DoubleTree Fiji continues to acquire, grow and retain local talent to meet our current and future needs,” he added.
In his role as Cluster Commercial Director, Waleed Hassan will oversee all commercial aspects of both Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa and DoubleTree by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island.
Waleed brings over 18 years of experience with Hilton, predominately within Egypt and the Middle East, having worked at Conrad Cairo, Hilton Doha and Hilton Chad. His most recent position was as Cluster Commercial Director at Hilton Suites & Conrad Makkah in Saudi Arabia. He brings strong experience in the leisure, corporate and MICE segments.
“I look forward to working across Hilton’s two Fiji based properties and helping to continue to drive the leisure market, whilst also growing the ever important corporate and MICE markets,” said Waleed.
“Being new to the South Pacific, I’m excited to learn and embrace the local culture, as well as develop and nurture the experience of our Team Members. I’m also looking forward to cultivating our relationship with the Australian and New Zealand markets and developing relationships with new and emerging markets too,” he added.
Both positions report directly to David Wells, Cluster General Manager of both Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa and DoubleTree by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island.
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