Hilton Durban has announced the appointment of Ashley Smit as Front Office Manager.
Markus Fritz, general manager, Hilton Durban, said, “We are very pleased to announce Ashley’s appointment as the new Front Office Manager for Hilton Durban and I look forward to the contributions he will undoubtedly make at Hilton Durban.”
Smit brings 10 years of experience to his new role at Hilton Durban. In his former role as the Assistant Front Office Manager at The Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, he was responsible for overseeing the front office operations such as the service, quality and overall experience of guests.
“I’ve always had a big heart for hospitality. The rewarding part for me is finding opportunities to connect with our guests. I hope to add value so we can create many more memorable experiences every day,” said Smit.
Prior to Michelangelo Hotel, Smit had a year as front office supervisor at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in U.S., giving him great international experience. Prior to his year in the U.S., he was with Champagne Sports Resort and the Makaranga Garden Lodge in KwaZulu Natal.