JOHANNESBURG, 18 November 2019 – Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton has announced the appointment of the award-winning hotel manager, Shaun Wheeler, as the hotels new General Manager, effective from 1st November 2019.
A veteran hotelier, Wheeler has immense experience and knowledge from his work in the hotel industry spanning across not only South Africa but across Africa too. His hotel management experience includes The Palace of the Lost City, The Table Bay Hotel, Zimbali Lodge, Intercontinental Taba Heights in Egypt and many more.
Commenting on Wheeler’s appointment, William McIntyre, Regional Director, Africa, Radisson Hotel Group said, “We are thrilled to welcome Shaun Wheeler to the Radisson Hotel Group family. With his expansive industry experience, appreciation for the hotel employees and passion for excellence and exceptional service, Shaun will undoubtedly prove to be invaluable in driving guest loyalty, business growth and outstanding service at The Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton.”
Wheeler’s success is evident in his multiple hotel industry awards. including two General Manager of the Year and two Hotel of the Year awards with the Southern Sun Group.
Commenting on his appointment, Wheeler said, “Radisson Hotel Group, is a fast-growing hotel company with great and exciting developments throughout the globe. I look forward to enforcing my service philosophy of ensuring that all guests are recognized, respected and valued and staying true to my belief that staff play a vital role in driving guest satisfaction.”
Shaun will manage and be responsible for the day to day operations of the hotel, driving revenue, guest satisfaction and maintain the highest standards of the renowned 313-room property located in the heart of Sandton’s business district and Africa’s most affluent square mile.
The hotel features a 95-seater auditorium, 15 elegant meeting and conference facilities, and the stylish Vivace Restaurant. Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton is perfect for guests seeking outstanding hospitality while travelling for work, pleasure or something in between.