Amsterdam, Thursday, November 17, 2016 - As from September Hotel Okura Amsterdam appointed a new Food & Beverage Director and from October a new Marketing & Communications Manager.
Nick van Duijn has been appointed as Food & Beverage Director. As from September 1st Van Duijn is responsible for the four Michelin-awarded hotel restaurants, which together four parties include a Bib Gourmand. Besides that the two bars, breakfast restaurant, the large banquet kitchen including pastry department and Okura's cooking studio under its final responsibility and is a member of the management team of Hotel Okura Amsterdam. Before coming to Amsterdam, Nick van Duijn has foreign experience for more than ten years in various hotel chains including the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Van Duijn: "I am delighted that I can use my experience to continue the path and the outstanding culinary character continue to propagate. Hotel Okura Amsterdam offers a culinary mix and I'm proud to be able to contribute to this. "
As of October 1st Saskia van de Sanden plays the role of Manager Marketing & Communications. Van de Sanden started her career at Hotel Okura Amsterdam in 2010 as a trainee of Hotelschool Maastricht, after which she had various positions within the Marketing & Communications team. Earlier this year, she successfully completed the Young Professionals Program, a training program for young talented employees offered by the hotel to have the chance to develop in the area of leadership.
About Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Hotel Okura Amsterdam is part of an international chain with more than 80 luxury hotels worldwide. The group includes Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City. Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the Japanese chain's only hotel in Europe and has 300 rooms. The hotel offers its guests high-quality hotel accommodation, culinary delights in four Michelin-awarded restaurants, plus ultra-modern spa facilities. Hotel Okura Amsterdam is a stone's throw away from both Amsterdam's business district and the capital city's main tourist attractions.