Preferred Hotels & Resorts appointed Nicolas Villemin as regional director for the Middle East & North Africa
He joins Preferred Hotels & Resorts with 20 years’ industry experience and has spent more than ten years working in the Middle East.
He began his career with a number of global brands, which included Sonesta Hotel & Nile Cruises and Swissotel Sharm El Sheikh.
Ferret replaces Filip Boyen who has resigned from his position at SLH after three years, spearheading significant change within the organization such as renewed focus on the brand’s quality assurance program.
Ascott’s current portfolio includes 23 properties across 12 cities (pipeline and operating) within the MEA and Turkey region, totaling more than 3,300 units.