Ambiance Boutique Art Hotels is pleased to announce Nayer Zaman as the hotel’s new General Manager Operations. In this position, Zaman is responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s day-to-day operations, its long term success and ensuring a superior and highly personalised guest experience.
A senior hospitality professional with over 26 years of experience gained in the UK, Pakistan and the Middle East, Zaman holds an MBA in business and finance from Leicester University UK, and has managed large scale hospitality projects. His last assignments in Pakistan included serving as Director Sales and Marketing, Serena Hotels as well as Director Business Development, Avari Hotels. For the past 10 years, he was general manager of a large hotel in the UK.
‘I am excited to be joining Ambiance Hotels at this juncture and to get to know this impressive and artistic property. I look forward to spearheading this unique boutique art hotel in Pakistan and enabling it to surpass international best practices,’ said Nayer Zaman. ‘I am determined in taking hospitality to new heights for our discerning clientele.’
Located in Lahore, Pakistan’s art and cultural hub, the hotel features 24 luxurious guest rooms, which are meticulously designed to offer guests a unique, personalized experience. Bedecked with cutting-edge contemporary art, the rooms areequipped with state-of-the-art entertainment devices such as Google Home pods, 4K smart TVs, Chromecast and Netflix on demand.
Envisioned by Kasim Kasuri of Beaconhouse, Ambiance Boutique Art Hotels promotes young and emerging artists who make up Pakistan’s vibrant contemporary art scene. Commenting on Nayer Zaman’s appointment, Kasim Kasuri said, ‘I’m delighted to have Mr Zaman lead our first boutique art hotel in Lahore. Nayer’s international experience will help us set new standards for hospitality and guest experience.’
The hotel complies strictly with all government health directives and protocols. Its partnership with Ecolab, the global leader in hospitality sanitation, and ISO 2200 certification for food safety ensures that its internationally-recognized standards of hygiene, cleanliness and food safety protect guests at all times.Additionally, all its staff is vaccinated against Covid-19.
A second property is expected to open in Karachi at the end of 2021. There is currently an open call for art, inviting young practitioners across the country to submit original artworks for consideration to become part of the hotel’s growing and well-curated permanent art collection.