Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed seasoned hotelier Simon Dell as general manager of Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin in Thailand, a new upscale seafront resort set to open this spring.
Atlantis Sanya, the flagship resort on beautiful Hainan Island, has opened its doors and welcomed its first guests. The much-anticipated opening of China’s first integrated entertainment resort is set to enhance Hainan’s incredible tourism proposition.
Staybridge Suites has unveiled a new design for its future openings at the Business Travel Show in London. Building on Staybridge Suites’ brand hallmarks, the stylish new communal spaces will offer even more places to work, meet or relax.
Making a significant addition to the UAE’s tourism and hospitality offering, Rotana has announced the soft opening of two stunning hotels in Dubai, the five-star Al Bandar Rotana, and a fully-furnished serviced apartments, Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana, at Dubai Creek.
General Hotel Management has named Patrick Moukarzel general manager of the Al Bait Sharjah, a 53-key hotel scheduled to open later this year in a historic district of the United Arab Emirates’ third largest city.
Malmaison has appointed Morag Stark as general manager of Malmaison Aberdeen. Stark has over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and is a graduate of the general manager’s programme at the USA’s prestigious Cornell University.
Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. Opening up to the public for the first time as the only Kohler Waters Spa outside the USA, it offers a luxury spa retreat in the heart of Scotland with a focus on hydrotherapy and organic treatments.
Oakwood Worldwide has announced the appointment of Rebecca Tann as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Her strong expertise in sales and marketing, as well as her leadership in global organisations are skillsets that will support Oakwood’s global transformation and growth strategy.
Madinat Jumeirah has appointed two new general managers to its senior leadership team. Pinar Kartal Timer completes the team, joining Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf. following Azar Saliba, who joined Jumeirah Al Naseem in August.
AccorHotels has reported net profit increased 66 per cent to €441 million for financial 2017. The French hospitality giant saw revenue increase 17.7 per cent, to €1,937 million, for the year.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona.
With a presence in more than 75 countries across the globe, Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio into the historic French Quarter and New Orleans Theatre District.