Martin Kalina

Martin Kalina

Deputy General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen
Lives in Andermatt, Switzerland

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About me

I am actively seeking opportunities as Hotel Manager / Resident Manager in the international hotel industry. I provide expertise within the Rooms Division and F&B departments, experienced with hotel openings.

Proven effectiveness to multitask in a competitive and fast-paced environment, customer care oriented with excellent attention to details, experienced within the luxury hotel business and (branded) serviced residence field. Highly organized, strategically/analytically minded and result orientated hotelier with a great capacity to quickly adapt to different working environment. Proven track record in people advancement thanks to talent identification, recruiting, coaching and mentoring.

Experience

9 years

  • Deputy General Manager

    Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen - Andermatt, Switzerland

    Rooms division
    August 2018 - August 2019 · 1 year and 1 month

    Member of the pre-opening team, fully responsible for the build-up of the departments housekeeping, front office / reservation and spa including recruiting, budgeting, cost control, training, brand standards and marketing related aspects. Developing a rental management program for hotel serviced residences including contract management, implementation of OPERA Vacation Ownership system (OVOS) and LOS / pricing strategy related aspects. Responsibility for 40 employees.

  • Rental Manager

    Andermatt Swiss Alps AG - Andermatt, Switzerland

    Real Estate
    January 2016 - August 2018 · 2 years and 8 months

    Managing the rental program of 50+ residences (1 to 4 bedroom apartments), including all administrative, budgeting, recruiting, marketing, quality management and HOA related aspects. Reported directly to the CEO.

  • Sabbatical

    ... - New South Wales, Australia

    Recreation & Leisure
    December 2014 - December 2015 · 1 year and 1 month

    Backpacking around the world

  • Executive Assistant Manager (EAM)

    Hotel Suvretta House - Saint Moritz, Switzerland

    Events
    May 2013 - November 2014 · 1 year and 7 months

    Fully responsible of coordinating and managing the events department, including all administratives, sales and budgeting related aspects. Managing the Suvretta ConBrio annual cultural events, including contract negotiations with speakers, musicians and artists, integral program development. Reported directly to the General Manager.

  • Sales & Marketing Assistant

    Hotel Astoria, Renaissance Lucerne Hotel & The Hotel - Lucerne, Switzerland

    Sales & Marketing
    May 2012 - April 2013 · 1 year

    Reported directly to the S&M director, full assistance with regards to administrative and operational functions of the S&M department (site inspections, social media, marketing / sales promotions, promotion material).

  • F&B Assistant Manager

    Palace Luzern - Lucerne, Switzerland

    F&B other
    November 2010 - December 2011 · 1 year and 2 months

    Reported directly to the F&B Manager, full assistance with regards to administrative and operational functions of the F&B department (in-house advertisement, supervising banquets/cocktails/events, room service, menu translating, ABACUS/MICROS system maintenance)

  • Management Trainee

    Six Senses Resorts & Spas - Phuket, Thailand

    Management Trainee
    May 2010 - October 2010 · 6 months

    Reported directly to the General Manager, full assistance with regards to the development of the butler department (SOP, evaluating internal audits), MOD

Education

  • Dipl. Hotelmanager NDS / HF

    hotelleriesuisse - Zürich, Switzerland

    October 2017 - April 2019

    Postgraduate Masters Degree in Hotel Management

  • Dipl. Hôtelier-Restaurateur SHL / HF

    SHL - Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern - Lucerne, Switzerland

    January 2006 - April 2012

Languages

3 languages

  • German

    Native or fluent

  • English

    Full professional

  • French

    Professional working

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Swiss

Date of birth

November 30th 1985

Driving License

Yes

Skills

5 skills

  • Cross-cultural
  • F&B
  • Global traveler
  • Rooms Division
  • Value diversity
Connections
Calvin Susanto
F&B Management Trainee chez The Doyle Collection
Philippa G.
Admissions Consultant at EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality
Christopher Haselbach
European Recruitment Manager at SSTH Hotelfachschule Passugg
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