Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre welcomes a new era with the appointment of Nishan Silva as General Manager for the five-star hotel and residence property located in the heart of Old Dubai.
A more than 20-year hospitality veteran, Mr. Silva joins the Pullman brand from the Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu, Philippines.
“Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre has a lengthy legacy, and is a well-renowned location on the Dubai hospitality scene,” said Mr. Silva. “We have an outstanding asset, and the vibrancy of the property, its situation and the range of services we offer are all aimed at serving our guests better, be they corporate, leisure or long-term residents. It’s going to be an interesting and innovative time for us.”
Having spent 18 years with American hospitality giants, Hilton, and the last four with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Mr. Silva aims to bring a different style of management to the property. His stellar career has seen him manage a number of roles over the years, providing him with a wealth of knowledge on both front and back of house operations.
Mr. Silva has worked in some of the world’s most award-winning properties, covering countries such as Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, India and the Philippines.
Having earned his diploma in Hotel Management from the International Hotel Management Institute in Lucerne, Switzerland, he also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.
“To me hospitality is more than a business; it is a state of mind, something we live every day. At Pullman Dubai Creek Hotel & Residence, we build our business one relationship at a time, connected to our guests, partners and each other. We offer guests a vibrant hotel experience through our motto “our world is your playground” for the new generation of travelers and business leaders. We are proud to be stewards of the global hospitality, with a true flavour of United Arab Emirates.” said Mr. Silva.
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