Chelsea Toronto names Robert Housez GM

TORONTO — The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto announced on Oct. 5 the appointment of Robert Housez as general manager.

TORONTO — The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto announced on Oct. 5 the appointment of Robert Housez as general manager.

With more than 30 years experience in the industry, Housez has held senior management positions with several hotel and resort brands such as Hilton Hotels, Delta Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels as well as the InterContinental Hotels Group.

Housez is no stranger to the Chelsea Hotel, having served as hotel manager/general manager from December 1999 to June 2008. Since leaving the property, he has served as board member for the Mississauga Tourism Advisory Council; and Tourism Toronto, including the marketing and audit committee; as well as an executive board member and chairman of the Greater Toronto Hotel Association. In 2009, he was president of Skål International, Toronto North. He was recognized by the Ontario Hostelry Institute with the Gold Award as Hotelier of the Year in 2015.