Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has appointed Ian Rydin as its new general manager. He will oversee the overall operations and strategic direction of the 396-room, five-star property in Dubai, including its eight dining outlets.
Accor is seeking to fast-track its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in the north and west of the continent. The France-based group is taking a leading role in Africa’s evolving hospitality landscape.
Slated to open in the fourth quarter of 2021, the opening of Mövenpick Resort Van Phong and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Halong Bay will add 525 rooms to the growing portfolio in the region.
Opening in early 2021, the 462-key hotel will be in Diamniadio – a new dynamic city developed by the Senegal government, close to Dakar’s new Blaise Diagne International Airport, as well as the expanding seaport of Bargny.
Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts, an upscale brand within the AccorHotels Group, has raised its first flag in the Maldives, opening the doors to Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives on a private island in the Noonu Atoll.
A Swiss national with three decades of hospitality management experience, André Brulhart has worked with a series of leading brands. He has also spent more than 20 years in Thailand, heading up popular hotels and resorts in Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya.
Highlights of the revamp include 90 contemporary rooms decorated in natural tones and featuring modern showers and attractive tile flooring that create a relaxed ambiance at this fortress-style hotel.
The group has signed an agreement with developer Matreal Property Services to operate Mövenpick Hotel Maputo, a 150-room modern upscale property conveniently located next to Maputo International Airport and just five kilometres from the centre of the capital city.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Michael Melzer as the general manager of Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, the stunning new sustainably designed island resort which is scheduled to open its doors in November.
Having been recognised as Sri Lanka’s Leading Hotel by voters at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony, George Koumendakos, general manager at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, celebrates with Breaking Travel News.
Taking the title of Bali’s Leading Family Resort at the World Travel Awards, Horst Walther-Jones, general manager of the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali, tells Breaking Travel News how the title will help develop the brand.