Hotelier par excellence Wouter De Graaf has been appointed as the General Manager of the majestic 223-room Sofitel Singapore City Centre which is slated to open in the second quarter of 2017. Born and raised in The Netherlands, Wouter has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held senior roles at various international hotels in the USA and New Zealand. Wouter first joined AccorHotels in 2008 as General Manager at the Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa and was most recently the Area General Manager of Sofitel New Zealand and General Manager of Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour since 2012.
Sofitel Singapore City Centre provides a magnifique blend of the French art de vivre and quality lifestyle at the very heart of Tanjong Pagar. Sofitel Singapore City Centre is a flagship hotel of the distinctive Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Resorts and is situated in the country’s latest landmark development project and one of the most fashionable addresses in the lion city – the Tanjong Pagar Centre designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill.
The hotel is the crowning glory of GuocoLand Group’s S$3.2 billion flagship development in Singapore which will include Singapore’s tallest building, standing at 290m where the hotel is located. Sofitel Singapore City Centre conveniently sits above the Tanjong Pagar MRT station.