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Bahrain – Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the appointment of Peter De Bondt as the General Manager for Grand Swiss-Belresort Seef Bahrain. A Belgian national, with over three decades of extensive experience in the hospitality industry, greater part of which was spent with Accor Hotels, Peter is a seasoned hotelier.  The Grand Swiss-Belresort Seef – a 5-star luxury hotel featuring 193 rooms and suites equipped with the finest facilities – is expected to open soon. Welcoming Peter to the pre-opening office of Grand Swiss-Belresort Seef Bahrain, Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Peter has a wealth of all-round hotel experience and excellent...

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the launch of four new brands in the Middle East in 2019. Coming to the region for the first time are Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) with openings scheduled over the next few months. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, stated, “We are very excited to introduce this year four new brands in the Middle Eastregion from our unique and diversified portfolio of 14 brands giving greater choice to our guests. This creates a tremendous opportunity for growth as we expand our brand portfolio in the...

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has concluded a highly successful four days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel trade on its impressive plans for global expansion, brand development and environmental sustainability. The company sent a high-level delegation to ATM, which took place in Dubai from 28th April to 1st May 2019 and was attended by over 39,000 travel professionals, government ministers and media. The group’s presence was led by Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President, Matthew Faull, Senior Vice...

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) on the critical need to reduce the carbon footprint across the industry. Participating in a panel discussion at the ‘ATM Inspiration Theatre’, Laurent emphasized on the importance of achieving energy efficiency using renewable resources. According to a report by United Nations World Tourism Organisation UNWTO, the hotel industry accounts for 1% of global annual carbon emissions while...

Swiss-Belhotel International unveiled today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) its global expansion strategy with a goal to reach 250 hotels worldwide with 50,000 rooms in operation and under development by 2022. The group currently holds a portfolio of 145 hotels and projects with 14 unique brands spread across 24 countries. Attending the ATM are Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, Mr. Matthew Faull, Senior Vice President – E-Commerce, Distribution and IT, and Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice...

Swiss-Belhotel International has identified the GCC as its main growth market in the MENA region. Unveiling the group’s expansion strategy at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) today, Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, stated, “Geographically speaking, our key focus is to expand and reinforce our position in the GCC through strong organic growth with an objective to have a hotel in operation in every GCC country by the first quarter of...

Swiss-Belhotel International announced today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) plans to open seven hotels across the Middle East and North Africa in 2019. These openings highlight the company’s growth in the region while marking its debut in destinations such as Muscat, Kuwait City, Makkah and Alexandria. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “2019 is a very significant year for us with seven stunning properties lined up for...

Swiss-Belhotel International has created exciting packages for wholesalers and tour operators that will be launched at the Arabian Travel Market taking place in Dubai from 28 April to 1 May 2019. Targetted at Middle East travellers, the group has put together a fabulous range of offers that will be available across its spectacular properties in New Zealand, Australia, Philippines and Indonesia. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International said, “We are delighted to...

Swiss-Belhotel International will showcase its outstanding portfolio of existing and upcoming properties at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, the region’s premier travel and tourism event scheduled to take place in Dubai from 28 April to 1 May 2019. With 7 new hotels lined up for opening in 2019, the year ahead looks extremely promising for Swiss-Belhotel International. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International said, “We are expanding quite aggressively in the...

Fabidha Safar Rahman, a member of in5/DDFC, has been declared the winner of ‘Meylas 2XL Interior Design Challenge’ by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor and Swiss-Belhotel International. The competition was organised in collaboration with Behind the Scenes and was open to local designers who were invited to submit design proposals working with 2XL products to decorate the VIP room of Swiss-Belhotel International’s stand at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) being held in Dubai from 28th April to 1st May 2019. As part of...