Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas announced the appointment of Andre Borg as the new general manager. The resort, which opened in February 2021, is owned by Katara Hospitality, a statement said.

As general manager, Borg will lead the team in all aspects of operations for the expansive 361-key resort, which includes a mix of guest rooms and suites, apartments, townhouses and private beachfront villas, 15 dining venues including seven signature restaurants, luxury spa, sports academy, water and adventure park, and over 12,900sft of flexible meeting space.

Borg brings over 25 years’ international hotel experience, including 16 years with Hilton, having joined the Hilton family in 2008 as cluster food and beverage manager at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort. He then progressed to director of operations at Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest.

Borg served as hotel manager at the iconic Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus, before assuming his first general manager role at Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa. He then became area general manager for Hilton in the Seychelles. During his tenure, Hilton expanded its footprint from three properties to six, including notable additions like Mango House Seychelles, LXR Hotels & Resorts, and the newly opened Waldorf Astoria Seychelles Platte Island, and Canopy by Hilton Seychelles.

"We are delighted to welcome Andre to Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas, a resort which is particularly close to my heart," said Etienne-Charles Gailliez, Hilton’s country general manager for Qatar.

Borg expressed his excitement about joining Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas team, stating: "I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead such an iconic property and work with a talented team dedicated to delivering unforgettable experiences for our guests. I look forward to building on the resort's legacy of excellence and creating memorable moments for our guests."

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas is one of the flagship properties of the Hilton brand, renowned for its luxury accommodations, world-class water and adventure park, and its waterfront location which provides a beautiful 3.5km stretch of private beach, the statement added.
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