Here are some names to remember when headed to the South Pacific: Regent Bali, the all-suite and villa resort in Sanur, has named Jamal Hussain as the assistant vice president and general manager, and Rene Mayer as the director of sales and marketing.
Hussain comes to the Regent Bali from Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts, where he held senior positions in Maldives, Bintan, Singapore and Bali. With 36 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he has worked at the Hilton Vienna; Grand Hyatt Jakarta; Grand Hyatt Taipei; Peninsula Hong Kong; the Palace of The Golden Horses in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Banyan Tree properties in Maldives, Bintan and Bali. Launching his career in food and beverage, Hussain worked his way up to the position of general manager at Palace of the Golden Horses, Malaysia in 1997.
Rene Mayer, who was recently promoted to global director of sales at Regent Hotels & Resorts, is currently the director of sales and marketing at Regent Bali. Prior to joining Regent, Mayer was director of sales and marketing at Sofitel Plaza Hanoi. Previously, Mayer served as director of global sales worldwide for Vienna International Hotels & Resorts, Austria and cluster director of sales for Hilton Mainz International, among others. Mayer holds his masters in hospitality management from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and a business studies degree in economics, marketing and sales from VWA Frankfurt, Germany.
For more information, visit www.regenthotels.com/Bali.