Gregory Gubiani, is appointed as the new leader to the largest Aloft Hotels in the world, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Having hospitality experience and work knowledge, Gregory will be leading the team to provide a whole new level of experience to its guests and penetrate the brand further to the local market.
A French national, Gregory is fluent in French, English, Spanish, Italian and knowledgeable in German. He graduated from School of Tourism and Leisure Management in Strasbourg, France.
With Rooms Division background, Gregory kicked start his career as a resort host in an international five star luxury resort in Maldives and moved on to be a Front Office Manager in another five star resort in French Polynesia.
Gregory moved on to join Starwood Hotels as Front Office Manager at Le Méridien Nouméa, New Caledonia and moved on to The Westin Melbourne, Australia, as Executive Assistant Manager in charge of rooms. Gregory took up a 7 months task force as Acting General Manager at The Westin Auckland Lighter Quay, New Zealand. Gregory moved in 2011 into South East Asia, by stepping into the Hotel Manager role at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur before heading off to open Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran, Indonesia as General Manager.
Young and energetic, Gregory is really excited to come back to Kuala Lumpur for the second time and said that Kuala Lumpur Sentral has boomed tremendously in both business and leisure angles. He is looking forward to achieve cohesiveness and team spirit within the organisation.
Gregory enjoys having coffee and has a preference for a double shot vanilla latte as a leisure drink and a double espresso as a business drink.
Created to shake up the staid, traditional select service segment of the hotel industry, Aloft Hotels delivers stay, play and mingle with urban-influenced, modern, open and vibrant design – and a social guest experience. In the same way that W Hotels broke through the clutter of conformity in the upscale hotel arena more than a decade ago, Aloft is shaking up the industry for the next generation of traveler. Aloft hotels are geared toward savvy, design-conscious consumers who grew up with the democratization of design.
Infused with the DNA of W Hotels, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral caters to the modern traveller seeking a unique experience. With urban-inspired design, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral guestrooms feature loft-like decor with soaring eleven-foot ceilings, Aloft’s signature platform beds, oversized showerheads and Bliss Spa products. Designed with the digital generation in mind, it has free wireless internet access throughout the whole hotel, including all guest rooms. Each room is also equipped with a unique plug-and-play connectivity solution which connects most electronic devices to the 42’’ flat-screen TV, turning the room into a high-tech office as well as an entertainment centre. The signature w xyz(SM) bar morphs from a relaxed hangout by day to an electric destination bar by night. It serves a range of cocktails and hosts regular indie acts by night for locals and hotel guests alike. The Polynesian themed rooftop MAI bar with panoramic views of the metropolis is set to reinvent the Kuala Lumpur party scene.