Mr. Miklos Gaal
General Manager of Prestige Hotel Budapest
His professional career began in the former Forum Hotel. During his years spent in the operation of the hotel he worked in almast all areas of guest-contact services.
He changed from operational activities to sales at the time of first domestic launch of hotel sales departments. During his years spent in multinational hotel companies he gained international professional skills. He regularly represented his companies on European trade fairs and conferences.
He worked as Deputy Sales Director of Hotel InterContinental Budapest and as Director of Sales and Marketing of ACCOR group Novotel Budapest Congress and World Trade Center (BKK). As to Hungarian corporate groups, he worked in the position of Director of Sales of Taverna Hotel and was the Global Sales Director of the mountain-based Lifestyle Hotel Mátra superior and ETO Park Hotel Győr. His operational and sales experience gained as a director he used in Anna Grand wellness hotel in Balatonfüred and Atrium Fashion Hotel and Buda Castle Fashion Hotel in Budapest.
During his work he participated in professional preparation of several newly opened Mellow Mood Group hotels in Budapest and in the development of the company’s brand-conception. He is committed to innovation, continuous improvement, quality and guest-focused services. All hotels managed by him – in addition to numerous professional awards – won also the Quality Award of Hungarian National Tourist Office (Magyar Turizmus Zrt.). In 2011, he has been appointed as member of the Hungarian Association of Hotels and Restaurants (Magyar Szállodák és Éttermek Szövetsége). He is also the founding member of the Boutique Hotel section of MSZÉSZ. He is an expert of the Hungarian Hotelstars Union hotel rating system sincs the foundation of the organization. Having also a pedagogical degree, the expert - within his social responsibility - is member of the Board of Trustees in a non-profit foundation helping elderly people.Back