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Istanbul, Turkey - December 7, 2017. The luxury hotel chain The Ritz-Carlton has introduced Istanbul with a service understanding beyond global standards by blending the most deep-rooted hotel management tradition of the world with Turkish hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul located just beside the Bosphorus 16 years ago. The luxury hotel chain will continue to serve in Istanbul, one of the most iconic destinations of the tourism world under the management of the successful name of the chain, Nicolas Antoine Kipper.

Having been selected as the “Best Hotel” of Istanbul in the “Top Hotels” list selected by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller, The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul will undoubtedly earn brand new achievements under the leadership of Nicolas A. Kipper who has assumed important positions in global luxury hotel chains for 27 years.

Having assumed an important role in the activities for turning The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest into a new market and destination point amongst Marriott International luxury brands during the renovation process of the hotel, Kipper has been a successful professional whose name has been rather frequently mentioned in the international hotel management world.

Having led successful projects and received awards in the field of re-branding and positioning of the hotels and restaurants under the structure of Marriott International, the global hotel leader for over thirteen years, Nicolas A. Kipper has been most recently working as the General Manager of the Ritz-Carlton, Budapest after serving as the General Manager at Marriott Moscow Tverskaya, Marriott Moscow Grand and London Marriott Park Lane (UK).

Having started his professional career at Hyatt Regency Cancun, Mexico under the structure of Hyatt International in 1990, Kipper assumed important positions in the Food & Beverage departments of international chain hotels like Hyatt Regency Guadalajara, Hyatt La Manga Club Resort, Spain, Hyatt Regency Belgrade, Grand Hyatt Istanbul, Hyatt Regency Taba Heights, Egypt, Hyatt Regency Warsaw, Poland and Hyatt Regency Casablanca, respectively.

Having received a bachelor’s degree from the department of Tourism and Hotel Administration at Strasbourg University, Nicolas A. Kipper received his master’s degree in Hotel and Food & Beverage Management at Strasbourg University, Hotel School of Strasbourg.

Kipper is married with two children.