A former employee of Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel from Co. Wicklow has been appointed as the general manager of Warsaw's Hotel Bristol.
Hotel Bristol Statement
Hotel Bristol stated, "The legendary Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw has welcomed Aidan Dempsey as the new general manager.
"With over 20 years in the hospitality industry and considerable exposure to luxury and boutique hotel brands, Aidan brings an impressive resume of experience to Hotel Bristol, Warsaw. He comes to Poland from Dubai, where he also held the position of general manager.
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"A native of Wicklow in Ireland, after graduating from Shannon College of Hotel Management with a Bachelor's Degree in International Hotel Management, Aidan worked across all operational departments focussing his work on quality assurance, guest satisfaction, and successful upsell programmes. Throughout his time, he successfully led hotel strategies and was responsible for the remodeling and rebranding of several restaurants and bars as well as supervising general hotel renovations."
Dempsey stated, "My engagement with the wider hospitality and tourism industry as well as working with many international brands has given me the opportunity to travel the world and gain a greater knowledge and understanding of cultural differences and approaches to business."
Additional Hotel Bristol Statement
Hotel Bristol added, "During his career, he had the opportunity to manage and work with many prestigious properties and brands across Europe, the US and Middle East. He held senior roles at The Shelbourne Dublin, Ireland, and The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, just to name a few."
Additional Dempsey Statement
Dempsey added, "In each new position, I focus on the development of the team; I love working with likeminded people who strive for perfection in demanding and fast-paced environments. The hotel and tourism industry has changed significantly over the last number of years, creating huge challenges for the industry however accepting the challenge and in some cases creating or growing an entrepreneurial spirit within the team always ensures great opportunities to provide satisfactory outcomes for the company, owners and the community.
"I want to invite the local community to this charming, historical landmark in the beautiful city of Warsaw where there always will be a warm Polish (and Irish) welcome that will hold a truly memorable experience for everyone.
"As we hopefully look forward to better years ahead, I am delighted to join Hotel Bristol, Warsaw at such a special time as we continue to work on many events and milestones at the property, such as the 120th anniversary celebrations of the hotel, the remodelling of the impressive hotel lobby and the unveiling of the most anticipated project - the opening of our new gin bar. I am beyond excited to now be part of this impressive heritage. We are the custodians of this iconic property and it is our responsibility to make sure that its history is protected and celebrated for many years to come while also creating authentic, memorable moments ensuring a personal, luxury experience for all who pass through the doors."
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