Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts promotes Marc Descrozaille to President Middle East & Africa

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts promotes Marc Descrozaille to President Middle East & Africa

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has promoted Marc Descrozaille to President Middle East & Africa (MEA), effective 1st February 2018.  Having joined the hospitality firm in 2017 as Vice President Operations Middle East & Africa, Marc will now take the helm from Andreas Mattmüller, who has retired from his role as...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts launches career program for Saudi nationals

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts launches career program for Saudi nationals

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts launched ‘The Mövenpick Saudi Development Centre (MSDC)’ a training program for Saudi nationals working in management positions with the company, and who demonstrate strong leadership potential. The initiative supports the Saudi Government’s long-term plans for boosting employment and increasing the number of nationals working in the...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts taps into Iraq

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts taps into Iraq

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will open a new property in Basra early this year as it looks to capitalize on the city’s status as Iraq’s economic capital and a regional oil and gas hub.   The global hospitality firm has signed a deal with   Akeel Ibraheem Al-Khalidy to manage the...

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Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

The Golden Group Holding signed a hotel management agreement with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mawaleh.   The agreement has been signed to manage the Mövenpick Hotel Muscat, part of a multi-use project that includes the four-star Mövenpick Hotel, modern offices, luxury apartments...

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Forbes named Mövenpick as the top five-star hotel brand in the Middle East

Forbes named Mövenpick as the top five-star hotel brand in the Middle East

Forbes Middle East named its list of the top five-star hotel brands in the Middle East, from a group of 20 that was determined based on the status of their hotels in the region.   At the top of the list is the Swiss hospitality company, ‘Mövenpick’, which has 47 five-star...

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Mövenpick further expands in Egypt to 17 properties

Mövenpick further expands in Egypt to 17 properties

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is cementing its presence in Egypt, revealing plans to operate a new coastal resort property on Egypt’s North Coast – a popular leisure destination and growing commercial center.    The Swiss hospitality firm has signed an agreement with award-winning Cairo-based real estate company, part of the...

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USD 300 million worth Prince Alwaleed’s Beirut properties might be up for sale

USD 300 million worth Prince Alwaleed’s Beirut properties might be up for sale

It was reported that Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) chaired by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal will be selling its two five-star properties in Beirut: Four Seasons Hotel Beirut and the Mövenpick Hotel Beirut. The Daily Star had reported that a source familiar with the case said that a Lebanese commercial bank...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts signs third Muscat hotel

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts signs third Muscat hotel

  Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ Oman expansion strategy is gathering pace with the company revealing plans to operate its third property in the Sultanate’s capital, Muscat.   The global hospitality company has inked an agreement with Oman’s Golden Group of Companies to manage the 370-key Mövenpick Hotel Muscat Airport, part...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts revamps iconic Swiss dishes

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts revamps iconic Swiss dishes

The creative juices have been flowing in the kitchens at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts where the hospitality firm’s director of food & beverage Europe has achieved a gastronomic feat – the reinvention of traditional Swiss dishes.   Thomas Hollenstein has married tradition with the culinary innovation for which Mövenpick is...

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