Radisson names new regional director for Sweden
Radisson Hotel Group in Northern Europe has appointed Daniel Kraft as new regional director for Radisson Hotel Group in Sweden and the Baltics.
Kraft is a strong leader with extensive hospitality experience and comes from the role as area director Revenue Optimization, Revenue Management for Radisson Hotel Group in Northern Europe.
Tom Flanagan Karttunen, area senior vice president Northern Europe, said: “With his extensive experience, goal-orientation and sharp and positive mindset, Daniel will help bring out the best in our hotel-teams and continue to create unbeatable results for the entire region.”
Kraft joined Radisson Hotel Group in 2013 and helped build Radisson Hotel Groups Revenue Centre in Stockholm – a strong team that now consists of more than 20 team-members covering 30+ hotels. Leading his team, Kraft has been responsible for the Total Revenue Management for the Northern Europe area, covering eight different countries.
As regional director, Kraft will be responsible for all Radisson Hotel Group’s hotels in Sweden and the Baltics, and work together with the General Managers to ensure top performance and excellent guest experiences.
He said: “I am very excited about this role and I look forward to continue the close cooperation with our great hotel teams to continue delivering quality that will enable us to drive our commercial and financial performance.”
Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, Kraft was director of Revenue Management and Distribution at First Hotels and before that spent 10 years with Norwegian, British Airways and SAS, working with Route and Revenue Management, Sales and Business Development. He has a Master’s degree from Jönköping International Business School and University.
Flanagan Karttunen added: “Daniel has a proven track record of successes, with very positive results and excellent leadership skills. It is with great pride I welcome him to this new, exciting role.”
Kraft will be based at Radisson Hotel Group’s Area office in Stockholm, continue to be part of the Nordic Leadership team and report to the area senior vice president for Northern Europe.