Industry Update
Appointment21 October 2021

Christoph Schleissing

Appointed General Manager
At The Ritz-Carlton, Astana, Kazakhstan

Christoph Schleissing

The Ritz-Carlton, Astana is pleased to announce appointment of Christoph Schleissing to the position of general manager. Christoph earlier held a similar position at the Rixos Borovoe resort hotel located near the capital of Kazakhstan.

Christoph brings with him extensive experience in the hospitality industry. His career started working for a tour operator arranging river cruises which marked the beginning of his journey in hospitality. For over 30 years, Christoph has been travelling the world, progressing through the ranks in his career, starting in F&B followed by business development, sales and marketing, making him a great all-around expert in the hotel business. Christoph successfully managed the Hilton Luxembourg, the Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa in Egypt and The Millennium Resort Mussanah in Oman. Since 2018, he was responsible for the Rixos Borovoe in Kazakhstan - an amazing luxury resort set on 100,000 square meters, where he was able to achieve an incredible 450% GOP increase over the past 3,5 years. He is among the leading hoteliers in Kazakhstan and Central Asia and is well known for his relentless efforts of putting the destination on travelers' top-of-mind.

His undeniable dedication and commitment to quality, people and high performance are reflected in the many awards all of the hotels he managed received during his tenure including the runner-up for General Manager of the Year EMEA 2015.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Bethesda, MD, part of Marriott International, Inc., currently operates more than 100 hotels in 32 countries and territories. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.
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