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Fairmont Raffles refocuses on China with new appointment

Fairmont Raffles refocuses on China with new appointment

16 May 2012 Hotel News

Having more than tripled its presence in China over the last few years and with many more hotels in the pipeline, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International has announced the appointment of Gao Zhi Xiong as vice president, development, China. In his new role, Gao will be responsible for accelerating portfolio growth across all three of FRHI’s leading brands, while also providing support, guidance and leadership to the company’s existing developments in Chengdu, Nanjing, and Taiyuan.

Raffles Hotel Singapore

Raffles Hotel Singapore

26 April 2012 Hotel News

Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced the appointments of Massimo Moreschini as director of rooms and Andrea Greybanks as director of sales and marketing, with immediate effect.

Michael Glennie named as Fairmont Raffles Hotels International president

Michael Glennie named as Fairmont Raffles Hotels International president

3 April 2012 Hotel News

Fairmont Raffles Hotels International has announced the appointment of Michael Glennie as president and chief operating officer. In the position, Glennie will be responsible for the global operations of all three leading hotel brands - Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts - and other entities within the FRHI portfolio.

Raffles Praslin Seychelles presents a family Easter Special

Raffles Praslin Seychelles presents a family Easter Special

24 February 2012 Press Release Hotel News

For the Easter holidays, Raffles Praslin Seychelles offers families an Easter Accommodation Special, which includes delightful entertainment options, such as an Easter Sunday lunch, an egg treasure hunt, a chocolate-making workshop, and a visit to a UNESCO World Heritage Site - all this amidst breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and pristine beaches.

Eve Lom available at Raffles Spa - January 2012

Eve Lom available at Raffles Spa - January 2012

10 January 2012 Press Release Spa News

Raffles Spa located at the Raffles Dubai Luxury Hotel prides itself on offering customised, result-oriented luxury treatments in an enchanting private sanctuary. Starting January 2012, Raffles spa will offer you a whole new facial experience with Eve Lom “the Queen of Cleansing”, one of the world’s most acclaimed and sought-after facialists.

New appointment for Raffles Hotels

23 September 2011 Hotel News

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is promoting seasoned hotelier Peter French to the role of Regional Vice President - Europe, Middle East & Africa as it continues its ambitious growth, with five new hotels set to open over the next 18 months.

TripAdvisor recognises Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor

TripAdvisor recognises Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia, has announced it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, which honours top-rated lodging businesses, restaurants and attractions. To qualify, these businesses must maintain an average rating of four or higher out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor.

Qataris buy Singapore Raffles for $275m

Qataris buy Singapore Raffles for $275m

8 April 2010 Hotel News

Singapore’s historic Raffles Hotel has been sold to Qatari Diar investment fund by Fairmont Raffles Hotels, which is owned by the Saudi multi-billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, in a deal worth $275 million.

Fairmont Raffles sees $847m Qatari investment

Fairmont Raffles sees $847m Qatari investment

7 April 2010 Hotel News

Following a series of deals, the Qatar Investment Authority has become the largest shareholder in Fairmont Raffles Holdings International. The group – which also operates the Swissôtel brand – has 88 hotels and resorts in 27 countries worldwide, including the famous Raffles Hotel, Singapore.