Accor has announced the appointment of Ammar Hilal to the role of managing director of Raffles Dubai and Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk. He will take up the post with immediate effect.
Sofitel Dubai the Palm general manager, Christophe Schnyder, tells Breaking Travel News winning a series of trophies at the World Travel Awards would provide an excellent springboard to welcome guests this year
Breaking Travel News catches up with Christophe Schnyder, general manager of Sofitel Dubai the Palm, to discuss the mood in Emirati hospitality in late 2019. Also on the agenda are the latest developments at the hotel and plans for the upcoming Expo 2020.
Sofitel the Palm Dubai has announced the selection of Shamia Abdul Aziz for the position of assistant director of marketing, PR and communications at the property.
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese has re-opened following a complete redesign by French architect and interior designer, Jean-Philippe Nuel. The 78-room hotel lies on a quaint street in the centre of the city, just moments from iconic landmarks including the Villa Medici, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps.
Green Globe has awarded gold status to Sofitel the Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai in acknowledgement of five consecutive years of sustainable management and operations. The certification reflects the commitment of the hotel toward minimising the impact of its activities on the environment and its adherence to environmental sustainability policies.
Marie-Paule Nowlis has been appointed general manager of Sofitel London St James. Nowlis, who brings with her 30 years’ experience with the Sofitel brand, and a career shaped by international roles, joins at the start of a new chapter for the hotel and will be integral to its transformation.
Sofitel the Palm Dubai has been recognised with the title of Hotel Team Of The Year at the Leaders In Hospitality Awards, beating stiff competition from across the region.
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.