Marriott International has appointed Marwan Fadel as the general manager of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A Lebanese national, Fadel has nearly two decades of hospitality experience across the Middle East.
WATG, the world’s leading hospitality design firm, and Wimberly Interiors, a design studio of WATG, have revealed the design of the St. Regis Astana, inspired by Kazakhstan’s mythology and traditions. The hotel marks the first entry of the St. Regis brand in Kazakhstan, bringing a new height of luxury to the historical crossroads of human civilisation.
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced a collaboration with China Resources Property which is slated to bring the brand to Hong Kong by early 2019. Marriott International has nine properties in Hong Kong, but this will be the first property for the St. Regis brand in the city.
The St. Regis Doha has announced the appointment of Rebecca Platt as director of marketing. With over 15 years experience in the hospitality industry, Platt brings extensive marketing and digital knowledge to the property.
Alexander Blair, the newly appointed general manager at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, chats to Breaking Travel News as the property is honoured with the titles of Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Island Resort and Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury New Resort at the World Travel Awards.
The St Regis Mauritius Resort has announced the appointment of Estuardo De San Nicolas as resort manager. In his new role San Nicolas will oversee the management and operations of the 172-room luxury resort which is situated on the south-westerly tip of the island, Le Morne Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Alexander Blair has been appointed to the role of general manager of The St. Regis Maldives. Blair joins the island resort having been the complex general manager of Al Faisaliah Hotel in Saudi Arabia since 2014.
ST. Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of The St. Regis Changsha, the luxury hotel brand’s eighth hotel in Greater China.
Faiek El Saadani, hotel manager, The St. Regis Dubai, talks to Breaking Travel News as his hotel hosts the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016. At the same time the property’s Sir Winston Churchill Suite was recognised by voters from around the world.
Mohammed Al Habtoor, vice chairman and chief executive, Al Habtoor Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News as his organisation hosts the World Travel Awards at its new Al Habtoor City development.