Christian R. Baudat has been appointed General
Manager of the newly opened
Oakwood Suites Yokohama, besides
to his role as Director of Operations for Japan and South Korea.
Christian joins Oakwood from Rotana Hotels in Abu
Dhabi, where he served as Area Vice President in-charge of sixteen
properties in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Oman, and Morocco.
A Swiss national, Christian has more than 30 years
of hospitality industry experience and has worked in the Middle
East, Singapore, Europe, and Japan.
With a hospitality career that commenced as Food &
Beverage Management Trainee with Hilton Tokyo in 1985, Christian
has managed properties under the Hilton brand
in Tokyo, Nagoya, Otaru, and Fukuoka.
Christian has made
significant contributions to the Japanese hospitality industry and
was the General Manager responsible for establishing the iconic
Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk as one of Japan’s leading venues for MICE
business and wedding in 2010.
In 2015, Christian executed ground-breaking
commercial strategies during the pre-conversion of Hilton Tokyo
Odaiba, resulting in the hotel’s top market share position within
two months of operation.
“Being the city’s first international serviced
apartment brand, Oakwood Suites Yokohama will debut our signature
hospitality excellence to savvy travelers and senior executives
who are accustomed to contemporary luxury. As opposed to
traditional hotel experiences, our guests are assured of
unobtrusive service that speaks to their need for immaculate
service without compromising on their personal space and
Christian R. Baudat, General Manager, Oakwood
Suites Yokohama and Director of Operations for Oakwood in Japan
and South Korea.
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