Swiss-Belhotel International is all set to open four new hotels in the GCC during the first half of 2020. Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, and Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, are currently on a tour of the GCC visiting the hotels.
The new properties are located in Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. The first of these – Swiss-Belboutique Bneid Al Gar Kuwait – recently opened its doors marking the group’s debut in the country as well as the entry of the brand in the region.
Mr. Faull stated, “Swiss-Belhotel International’s growth and performance are testament to the strength of our compelling brands. We are delivering on our commitments to owners and guests and are thrilled to enter new destinations in the GCC at this existing time when the region is all set to witness some of the biggest events in history.”
Mr. Voivenel stressed, “We are excited to expand our footprint further in the region with such stunning properties. Responding to the evolving preferences and lifestyle of travellers, our new hotels have been designed to offer unique and memorable experiences. We are confident our distinct hospitality, powerful global network and efficient management of resources will drive outstanding value for our owners and guests.”
All four hotels are centrally located in the most dynamic neighbourhoods. The Swiss-Belboutique Bneid Al Gar Kuwait is a trendy 4-star lifestyle property superbly located across the street on Kuwait City’s beachfront promenade overlooking the magnificent Kuwait Bay merely 18 km from Kuwait International Airport. The hotel boasts seven different types of spacious guestrooms. On site is a stunning open-air swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center with day light, a well-equipped business centre, an all-day-dining international restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a trendy lobby café, a conference room to host high-powered board meetings and strategic seminars and a beautiful private roof-top terrace for special occasions and celebrations.
Swiss-Belinn Muscat, Oman, opening by the end of February 2020, enjoys an outstanding location within 10 minutes of the Muscat International Airport. Defined by youthful and fresh vibes, it is a contemporary 3-star hotel featuring 128 well-appointed rooms. Swiss-Belinn Muscat offers guests a wide range of facilities including excellent dining, meeting and co-working spaces.
Grand Swiss-Belresort Seef Bahrain, opening in Q2 of 2020, is a luxurious 5-star centrally located in the Kingdom. Featuring 193 uniquely designed rooms and suites where elegance meets contemporary style, it is equipped with top-notch facilities. Awaiting guests is a choice of exceptional dining experiences, 3 meeting rooms and a stunning ballroom, a salon, a spa, a health club and an outdoor swimming pool.
Swiss-Belsuites Admiral, opening in Q2 of 2020, is a modern 4-star hotel located in the heart of Juffair in Bahrain on the American Alley directly opposite to US Navy base. Bahrain International Airport is only 10 km away from the property. Guests can enjoy diverse dining experiences at the hotel with two signature specialty restaurants, an all-day dining outlet, a bar and a lobby café. Included in its facilities is also a contemporary meeting room equipped with the latest audio-visual technology.