Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa appoints new GM |10 June 2022
Since June 1, 2022,Hendrick Calles is the new general manager of Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa.
Calles has extensive hospitality experience having worked with a variety of renowned Hilton properties across Europe, including Hilton Airport in Madrid, then moved to Africa where he worked at the Hilton Yaoundé in Cameroon. Most recently, Calles was the general manager at Hilton Garden Inn Muscat Al Khuwair where he opened the hotel, the first hotel of the company in the capital city of Muscat and first Hilton Garden Inn brand in the Sultanate of Oman.
Calles is passionate about empowering team members to feel confident in sharing recommendations for changes and improvements and offering a 360-degree guest experience. In his new role at Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, he will use his extensive experience in both leadership and guest management to drive hotel performance and enhance the hotel’s international reputation as a unique luxury boutique resort.
Of his new appointment, Calles says, “I feel extremely honoured to be entrusted with the keys of such a prestigious unique resort. I look forward to working hand in hand with each team member and together continue to build on the extremely good momentum of the destination.”
Hilton Seychelles’ area general manager, Andre Borg, comments: “We are delighted to have Hendrick join the Hilton Seychelles team and support the united effort in maintaining the brand’s recognition as leaders in hospitality, and more importantly, in sustainability.”
Perched on the hilltops and nestled among lush greenery, Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa offers the ideal setting for travellers wanting to explore the island and see the Seychelles beyond the beach.
The recent renovation allows guests to benefit from new and improved facilities, upgraded public areas, and a new look lobby and arrival pavilion.
Other highlights include its new restaurant, WAVE, offering healthy and environmentally conscious dishes, and pop-up gin bar, The Lower Deck, offering cool beach club vibes within steps distance of the sea.
Last year, the hotel launched eight brand new Signature Grand Pool Ocean Villas to offer an exclusive and personalised Indian Ocean holiday.