Sofitel News

Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel the Palm Dubai

Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel the Palm Dubai

4 days ago Videos

Breaking Travel News catches up with Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel the Palm Dubai, during Arabian Travel Market. Celebrating five years with the property, he tells us about the recent developments at the hotel and the health of tourism in the United Arab Emirates.

Farrokh Khambata, owner, Jaan at the Penthouse

Farrokh Khambata, owner, Jaan at the Penthouse

2 January 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News here catches up with the owner of Jaan at the Penthouse, Farrokh Khambata. Based at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown, the restaurant brings Indian flavours to the United Arab Emirates in a new and refreshing way.

Ammar Hilal, general manager, Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Ammar Hilal, general manager, Sofitel Dubai Downtown

7 December 2016 Videos

Ammar Hilal, general manager, Sofitel Dubai Downtown, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the hotel is recognised as the best in the world for the second year in a row during the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016 in the Maldives

Sofitel London Gatwick appoints Globy Ouseph as general manager

Sofitel London Gatwick appoints Globy Ouseph as general manager

5 May 2016 Hotel News

Sofitel London Gatwick has appointed Globy Ouseph as general manager of the 518 bedroom hotel, the only premium hotel directly linked to the North Terminal at London’s Gatwick Airport. With over 12 years’ experience in the hotel and hospitality industry, Ouseph joins Sofitel London Gatwick, managed and operated by Arora Hotels, from his most recent positon as hotel manager at the 605-room Sofitel London Heathrow, also part of the Arora Group.

First 5-star hotel opens in Paris

First 5-star hotel opens in Paris

26 March 2016 Hotel News

The Hotel Paris Bastille Boutet has opened its doors in eastern Paris marking the first five star property in the destination. The luxurious 80-room property by Sofitel features a 150m² well-being space for relaxation and meditation.

New leadership for Sofitel Dubai Downtown

New leadership for Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Sofitel Dubai Downtown has announced Ammar Hilal has been appointed as general manager of the hotel. Hilal has a rich background in hospitality across the globe – in eight countries on four continents within luxury brands. Prior to joining Sofitel Dubai Downtown, he was hotel manager at the Burj Al Arab for a number of years.