New head of sales at Bavaria

Bavaria Hotels International has appointed Ms Claudia Siebecker as Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing for the Group, and Ms Nadia Ghandour as Deputy Director of Sales of the Bavaria Executive Suites in Dubai.A German national, Ms Claudia Siebecker is fluent in German, English and French. She has over six years experience with Hilton in Europe, most recently as Director of Business Development Hilton Group Brussels, responsible for a cluster of four hotels. Her experience also encompasses senior management roles with Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn.

Ms Siebecker will be based at Bavaria Hotels International’s Regional Office in Dubai Media City, and is currently in Qatar directing the pre-opening task force sales team for Bavaria City Suites Doha where she is co-ordinating the February launch of the property to the local and regional market.

Ms Nadia Ghandour attended the Swiss Hotel Management School in Marbella, Spain, and was most recently Director of Sales for Accor’s Novotel & Ibis World Trade Center hotels in Dubai, where she commenced as a member of the pre-opening team in February 2003. She has also worked in Europe and North Africa for 5-star international hotel chains and is fluent in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.

Nadia will be based at Bavaria Executive Suites Dubai, and is also currently in Qatar as part of the pre-opening task force team for Bavaria City Suites Doha.