Daniel van Wyk has been named as the new General Manager of Hilton Doha The Pearl. Boasting a distinguished career in the hospitality sector, Van Wyk brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to his role at the upscale property.
Van Wyk has spent 20 years with Hilton with the last 13 years as General Managers for various hotels in the United Kingdom and Doha.
Van Wyk’s journey in the industry has been marked by remarkable achievements, showcasing his exceptional leadership and strategic expertise. In the face of unprecedented challenges, he adeptly led the opening of two hotels in Doha during the COVID-19 pandemic, achieving profitability in their inaugural years.
In his most recent role as Cluster General Manager for Aleph Doha Residences, Curio Collection, and Doubletree by Hilton Al Sadd Doha, Qatar, Van Wyk successfully led his team through the pre-opening phase.
As a committed advocate for talent development, Van Wyk serves as an assessor and mentor for various Hilton Management Programs, playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of the hospitality workforce.
Beyond the boardroom, Van Wyk actively engaged with the community as the Chair of a number of Charity Dinners and contributed to various charity organizations in Glasgow, exemplifying his commitment to social responsibility.
During his time in Glasgow and London, UK, Daniel van Wyk was a member of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, participated in the Young Presidents Club, and affiliated with the Glasgow Hotel Manager’s Association and the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau as well as the Paddington Partnership Association.