Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Rudolf Tröstler as General Manager of Hilton Colombo.
“Tröstler has a successful track record with Hilton Worldwide and has in-depth global hospitality knowledge working in Austria, Australia, United Kingdom and Malaysia.
His strong commitment to service excellence and experience make him a great asset to the team,” said William Costley, Vice President for Operations in Southeast Asia, Hilton Worldwide.
“We are confident that under his leadership, Hilton Colombo will continue to set the benchmark in quality accommodation and guest satisfaction in Sri Lanka,” he added.
Tröstler began his career as Commis/Demi Chef de Rang and Chef de Rang at various hotels in Austria and England. He joined Hilton Worldwide in 1995 and took on various Finance and Purchasing roles at Hilton Vienna and Hilton Vienna Plaza. Tröstler was Room Service Manager and Catering Operations Manager at Hilton Sydney and Hilton Brisbane respectively before he was Food and Beverage Services Manager and Operations Manager at Hilton Adelaide from 2003 to 2008. He then became Director of Operations at Hilton Petaling Jaya.
Tröstler was most recently the Hotel Manager at Hilton Kuching and Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort and played an integral role in developing and executing the hotel’s renovation masterplan for 2011.