Hôtel des Arts Saigon appointed new General Manager

(#wanderlusttips #MGallery) Mr. Carl Gagnon has recently been appointed as the new General Manager of the Hôtel des Arts Saigon the first and only five-star MGallery boutique hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.


The French-Canadian national has over twenty years of hotel management experience in the luxury hospitality industry, and having served in various key management positions in prominent properties in the Americas, Caribbean and Asia.

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Hôtel des Arts Saigon appointed new General Manager

Befitting his leadership role, his passion for hospitality and luxury experience, he is fully dedicated to Hôtel des Arts Saigon’s sense of enchantment, through its eclectic mix of colonial and contemporary design, and of course via its bespoke service from the heart delivered by its polished and devoted personnel.

Mr. Gagnon launched his hospitality career in North America. He first joined Accor Hotels in his native Canada at Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile in 2003. Prior he also worked for the F&B direction at Club Med in the Caribbean &Mexico and Crowne Plaza Hotels &Resorts.

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Hôtel des Arts Saigon appointed new General Manager

Prior to his move to Ho Chi Minh City late June, Mr Gagnon spent nearly 14 years with AccorHotels. He served most recently as the General Manager at the five-star Grand Mercure Danang Hotel in the Central region of Vietnam. He also managed the Operations of the dynamic and vibrant Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the largest Sofitel property worldwide, worked as Hotel Manager at the Sofitel Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin in Thailand. He likewise played a pivotal role in the re-positioning of the Metropole Hanoi into Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi – one of the most prestigious properties under the Sofitel brand. The iconic hotel was awarded with multiple International recognitions and listed as one of the top 100 world’s best hotels.

Opened in October 2015, the newly built hotel is centrally located in the most vibrant district of Ho Chi Minh City, just steps away from Notre Dame Cathedral, the Opera House, the historic Saigon Central Post Office and other key tourist attractions.

Wanderlust Tips Magazine | Hôtel des Arts Saigon appointed new General Manager

Hôtel des Arts Saigon – MGallery Collection

  • Add: 76-78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Str., HCMC.
  • Tel: (+848) 39 898 888
  • Website: www.hoteldesartssaigon.com – h9231@accor.com

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