Director of Sales of Continental Hotel Budapest****Superior
Mr. Gábor Jakab started his hotel career since 1983 in Atrium Hyatt Hotel (today Sofitel Chain Bridge) in the Front Office Department. Later, he preceded working in the reopened Radisson Béke Hotel for five years. During these years he earned his bachelor degree at the Budapest Hotel and Catering College. After working for many years at Radisson, he then joined Forum Hotel (today Inter-Continental) as a concierge. In 1991, he started to work in the brand-new Thermal Hotel Aquincum (today Ramada Plaza Budapest). Working for over 16 years in this hotel, he held several positions in the Front Office Department (Front Office Manager, Room Division Manager) and in the Sales Department (Revenue Manager, Director of Sales &Marketing). During this period, the hotel had great achievements, since it successfully introduced a new sales channel by implementing e-commerce and online booking systems.
Afterwards, he left Hungary and went to Montenegro to work with a Hungarian hotel chain named Hunguest Hotels. As the Director of Sales, he participated in the successful opening and launching of Hunguest Hotels Sun Resort in Herceg Novi. In his return to Hungary, he participated in the opening of Velence Resort & Spa as the General Manager and worked for about two years. After this position, he then joined the team of Continental Hotel Budapest****Superior, as the Director of Sales. He speaks, English, German and Russian, and as a result in his experience in Montenegro, he also speaks Serbian/Montenegrin.