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Hozpitality's Best HR Leaders: Ziwa Htun

Ziwa Htun is a distinguished hospitality professional renowned for his outstanding human resources and training management contributions.

Ziwa Htun is a distinguished hospitality professional renowned for his outstanding human resources and training management contributions. Throughout his career, which has spanned several prestigious hotels and resorts, Ziwa has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation in the field.

Currently serving as the Complex Director of Human Resources & Training at Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection, Ziwa oversees various human resources functions and training programs. He ensures the development and retention of top talent across the collection, including Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Habtoor Palace Dubai, and V Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton. Notable achievements include leading Employee Experience Projects, certifying all three hotels with Great Place to Work Certifications for 2023-2024, and providing Leadership Development courses.

In his previous roles, Ziwa served as the Multi-Property Director of Human Resources at Delta by Marriott City Center Doha Hotel, Element by Westin City Center Doha Hotel, Element by Westin West Bay Doha Hotel, and Al Samriya Autograph Collection Resort & Spa. His strategic approach significantly contributed to the success of these properties, including spearheading projects with the Supreme Committee on labour relations and compliance standards.

Ziwa's expertise further extends to his tenure as the Multi-Property Director of Human Resources & Director of Human Resources at JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, and Marriott Executive Apartments City Center Doha. His leadership shaped human resources strategies and fostered a culture of excellence within these renowned establishments.

Before his tenure in Qatar, Ziwa held the position of Director of Human Resources at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, UAE, where he played a pivotal role in enhancing employee engagement and performance. With a passion for training and development, Ziwa excelled as a Training Manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE, and Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, Myanmar, empowering countless employees to reach their full potential.

Additionally, Ziwa has a background in information technology, having served as an information technology officer at Central Hotel, Yangon, Ramada Hotel, Yangon International Airport Marriott International Hotel.