Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened a strikingly-modern property in Colombo, introducing a unique hospitality concept that brings attitude and altitude to the Sri Lankan capital. The 24-floor Mövenpick Hotel Colombo is the first international five-star property to open in the city in 25 years, a milestone that reflects the country’s new-found energy and optimism.
Inspired by the traditional five elements of Balinese design, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali has officially opened as the brand’s respected upscale hospitality offering arrives on the Island of the Gods.The resort features 297 comfortably appointed and tastefully furnished rooms and suites, each featuring private balconies, complimentary Wi-Fi and a subtle Balinese sense of art, colour and style courtesy of the fabrics and materials utilised in the design.
International Swiss hospitality company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its new logo and corporate identity. The contemporary new visual identity also reflects the warmth, self-assurance and characteristic ‘Swissness’ that shines through the forward-looking company’s properties, and staff, across the globe.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has finalised a deal to operate the hospitality firm’s first property in Ras Al Khaimah. The 550-key Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, which is slated to open in 2019, will boast a prime beachfront location, offering guests unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf and the picturesque Ras Al Khaimah coastline.
Morocco has welcomed the arrival of a significant new hotel with the opening of Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech, following a US$100 million redevelopment. The funds were invested by Alajial Assets Company, a subsidiary of Al Ajial Holding that represents Kuwait Investment Authority in the Kingdom of Morocco.
The Swiss hotel management company, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, has signed an agreement with leading real estate developer Nusasiri to manage three properties in Thailand. The three properties will be Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai, Bangkok and Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai, both scheduled to open in quarter four 2016, and Mövenpick Resort Mai Khao Phuket which will open in quarter four 2017.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a third hotel in Bangladesh, in the city of Khulna, to further increase its presence in the flourishing south Asian destination. The move follows a steady and concerted focus on Bangladesh, with projects already underway in Cox Bazaar and the capital Dhaka, as the international hospitality management firm continues to develop its presence in the region.
Ghada Sadek, general manager Mövenpick Hotel West Bay, talks to Breaking Travel News about the hotel and what it offers to hospitality in the Middle East.
Gerard Hotelier, vice president, operations, Middle East & South Asia, Mövenpick talks about the growth of the company in the Middle East with a focus on Saudi Arabia.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened the doors to the Mövenpick Hotel City Star Jeddah, a unique European-style property in one of Saudi Arabia’s fastest-growing cities. The 228-room property, which marks the Swiss hospitality firm’s third hotel in Jeddah and 11th in the Kingdom, seamlessly blends a classical interior design with a contemporary façade and the latest modern comforts.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed the contract for a second Mövenpick hotel at Stuttgart airport. The new-build hotel, located by the S-Bahn and the planned ICE airport station and tram terminal stop, is expected to open in spring 2019. “Our existing hotel opened nine years ago and, overseen by Jürgen Köhler, general manager and director of operations Germany, is highly regarded as an excellent hotel choice in this important economic centre”, commented Ola Ivarsson, chief operating officer Europe.
Swiss hospitality company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Olivier Chavy, 52, as new chief executive. Chavy will take over the leadership from Jean-Gabriel Pérès in September. Chavy is a veteran of the hospitality industry with a 28-year track record in hotel operations and brand management.