RADISSON BLU HOTEL SANDTON APPOINTS SHAUN WHEELER AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER
Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, announced the appointment of award-winning hotel manager, Shaun Wheeler, as the hotels new General Manager, effective from November 1.
A veteran hotelier, Wheeler has immense experience and knowledge from his work in the hotel industry spanning across not only South Africa, but across Africa too. His hotel management experience includes The Palace of the Lost City, The Table Bay Hotel, Zimbali Lodge, Intercontinental Taba Heights in Egypt and many more.
“We are thrilled to welcome Shaun Wheeler to the Radisson Hotel Group family. With his expansive industry experience, appreciation for the hotel employees and passion for excellence and exceptional service, Shaun will undoubtedly prove to be invaluable in driving guest loyalty, business growth and outstanding service at The Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton.”
– Radisson Hotel Group Regional Director for Africa, William McIntyre
Wheeler’s success is evident in his multiple hotel industry awards. including two General Manager of the Year and two Hotel of the Year awards with the Southern Sun Group.
“Radisson Hotel Group, is a fast-growing hotel company with great and exciting developments throughout the globe. I look forward to enforcing my service philosophy of ensuring that all guests are recognized, respected and valued and staying true to my belief that staff play a vital role in driving guest satisfaction.”
– Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton General Manager, Shaun Wheeler
Wheeler will manage and be responsible for the day to day operations of the hotel, driving revenue, guest satisfaction and maintain the highest standards of the 313-room property located in the heart of Sandton’s business district and Africa’s most affluent square mile on Mushroom Park.
The hotel features a 95-seater auditorium, 15 meeting and conference facilities, and the Vivace Restaurant.
Earier this year Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of its second Radisson RED in South Africa, scheduled to open in February 2021. The Radisson RED Hotel Johannesburg will be situated in Rosebank bringing the group’s African portfolio to almost 100 hotels in operation and under development. The Radisson RED Hotel Johannesburg, Rosebank will be located in Oxford Parks, a vibrant mixed-use precinct.