Breaking Travel News speaks to Christophe Schnyder, general manager at Sofitel The Palm in Dubai, about the property, how it will develop in 2018, and how it feels to have taken the title of Middle East’s Leading Green Hotel at the World Travel Awards.
Having just been honoured with the title of Abu Dhabi’s Leading Business Hotel at the World Travel Awards for the fifth consecutive year, Angela Christodoulopoulou, director of sales and marketing at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, here sits down with Breaking Travel News to tell us about the property and what the titles mean to them.
Leicester Square’s culinary scene is set to be revitalised with an exciting new partnership between luxury boutique hotel Victory House, London Leicester Square -MGallery by Sofitel and acclaimed London restauranteurs Ed Baines and Jamie Poulton.
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour has opened its doors, making it the first new-build, international luxury hotel to open in Sydney’s central business district this millennium.
Hôtel Le Louis Versailles Château, MGallery by Sofitel, has opened following a complete renovation of an historic 19th century building in the Île-de-France region of France, what was once the seat of political power in the Kingdom of France.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has named Australian Paul Smart as the hotel’s new executive chef. Prior to joining the Hanoi property, Smart was the executive chef at SO Sofitel Bangkok for five years, where he was crowned winner of the Iron Chef Thailand TV program.
A German national who has held high-ranking positions with some of the world’s most recognisable luxury hotel groups has been named general manager of the flagship property for Sofitel Luxury Hotels in south-east Asia.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has tapped a veteran of the hospitality industry, William Haandrikman, to lead the property as general manager. Haandrikman was previously general manager of Thailand’s Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit.
Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings. Expected to open in late 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand’s growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East.
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.
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, 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