Alan Stocker has been appointed as general manager of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
This will be Stocker’s third Waldorf Astoria property since joining Hilton in 2011, having previously managed an island resort in the Maldives and a city hotel in Beijing.
Stocker said:”“My leadership style is founded on ensuring high service levels and brand standards while maintaining a fun environment. I strongly believe that it is the team that makes the guest experience.”
He said his mission was not only to ensure Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah continues to be recognised as one of the leading luxury hotels in the Middle East but also to expand the brand awareness in a competitive market.
The British national graduated with a degree in Hotel Catering and Institutional Management from South Devon College of Arts and Technology, he built his career with experience working in luxury hotels across the world throughout his nearly three decades in hospitality.