New World Manila Bay Hotel is delighted to announce the promotion of Nantha Kumar as the hotel’s resident manager.
With almost two decades of hospitality experience, Nantha has imparted his managerial expertise to New World Manila Bay Hotel since becoming its executive assistant manager for F&B in 2016. In his new role, Nantha will oversee the hotel’s day to day operations with a strong regard towards sustainability, striving to lessen product wastes and reduce plastic use throughout the hotel. He also aims to keep the hotel’s number one position on TripAdvisor by sharing the same passion with the team in providing guests with genuine and heartfelt service.
Nantha has a rich understanding of luxury hospitality, being able to hold executive positions with several international hotel brands. He was with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, before joining Rosewood Hotel Group in 2012 as the director of F&B for two hotels; New World Shanghai Hotel and pentahotel Shanghai. He was then promoted to become the hotels’ executive assistant manager for F&B prior to joining Rosewood Sanya’s pre-opening team in 2016. In the same year, he headed to the Philippines to become the executive assistant manager for F&B of New World Manila Bay Hotel.
A Malaysian national, Nantha is a graduate of Stamford College in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, holding a diploma in American Hotel and Motel Association. During his down time, he watches English football following his favorite team, the Arsenal Football Club. Given a chance, he plans to take up a course in interior design.