Appointed Regional Business Development Manager - Middle East, Africa & Turkey
At Ascott Limited in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ascott Limited (Ascott), a serviced residence owner-operator, has appointed Cyril Warsono as business development manager to assist in increasing the portfolio of properties across the Middle East and Turkey.
Originally from Indonesia, Warsono is a hospitality professional with more than 20 years' international experience across all facets of the industry. He has worked for prominent global hospitality brands throughout Europe, North America, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
Warsono kick-started his career in hospitality in 1995 as Food & Beverage Trainee at the Kapplerhof Hotel in Switzerland. Progressing quickly through the ranks. By 1999 he was Food & Beverage Outlets Manager at The Westin New Orleans, USA; and General Manager of the Meritus Surabaya City Centre in Surabaya, Indonesia in 2012. Prior to joining Ascott, Warsono was the Dubai-based Area Manager, Pre-Opening (Middle East & Africa) at Frasers Hospitality.
Warsono holds a higher diploma in hotel and tourism management from the renowned Swiss Hotel Management School in Montreux, Switzerland, as well as a diploma in hotel management from the American Hotel and Lodging Association in Florida, USA.