Management Council Meetings

Manager of the Year 2011 - Mario Ferraro

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Mario Ferraro, General Manager of the Hilton Molino Stucky in Venice, received the EHMA European Hotel Manager of the Year Award during the gala dinner at the Hofburg in Vienna. His career commenced as F&B trainee in Germany. After two years he moved to USA working within the reservations and front office departments. Back to Italy, he was offered the position of Front Office Manager at Hotel Punta Tragara in Capri. In 1992 Mario was appointed as Director of Sales & Marketing in Naples at the Grand Hotel Santa Lucia where already after 5 years he was promoted General Manager. After almost ten successful years in Naples, his brilliant career moved forward joining the Turin Hotels International as General Manager at the San Domenico Palace in Taormina. Thanks to his managerial skills and the business turnaround achieved, in 2004 he was relocated by Turin Hotels International as Area General Manager Naples & Taormina and in 2006 as Area General Manager Sicily. In 2008 Mario Ferraro decided to move on and as of March he is part of the Hilton family as General Manager of the Molino Stucky in Venice. In 2011 he has been awarded by Hilton ''General Manager of the Year in Europe''. From April 2012 Mario is ready for a new challenge at the Conrad Hilton Dubai. He has been infact entrusted to oversee the opening of Hilton's new flagship Hotel in the Middle East

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