Hilton Prague Welcomes Ryan Gauci as New General Manager

Hilton Prague Welcomes Ryan Gauci as New General Manager

Hilton Prague has announced the appointment of Ryan Gauci as its new General Manager. Originally hailing from Malta, Ryan has rejoined the team at Hilton Prague, moving from his previous role as the opening General Manager of Hilton Rijeka Costabella Beach Resort & Spa in Croatia, a position he has held since June 2021.

Gauci is well-acquainted with the Prague hospitality scene, having formerly served as Hotel Manager at Hilton Prague for nearly three years. During this tenure, he oversaw the significant refurbishment and strategic realignment of the hotel.

Ryan is taking over the GM responsibilities from Michael Specking, who was retiring after nearly 17 years at Hilton Prague.

“It feels great to be back home at Hilton Prague, surrounded by familiar faces. It's a privilege to lead such a flagship property within the Hilton portfolio,” said Ryan Gauci, General Manager, Hilton Prague. “I am excited to renew past partnerships and forge new ones, enhancing our industry standing. My primary focus lies in creating memorable guest experiences, and I am confident that, with the support of our exceptional team, we will exceed expectations. I am thrilled about the exciting journey ahead.”

A graduate of the Institute of Tourism Studies in Malta, Ryan Gauci brings 23 years of hospitality experience, including 17 with Hilton. His career began as an apprentice in the UK, and since then, he has contributed significantly to the success of 12 Hilton hotels in 8 countries, including Malta, Poland, Italy, and France, in capacities ranging from Event Planning to Director of Operations.

In addition to his native languages of Maltese and English, Gauci is fluent in Italian, French, Spanish, and has a basic command of Czech. In his leisure time, Gauci enjoys outdoor activities, sports, and cooking.

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