INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
26 September 2011
Mr. Magdi Samman
Regional Director of Operations and Development, The Middle East
Swiss-Belhotel International Middle East is pleased to introduce Mr. Magdi M.B. Samman who has been appointed as "Regional Director of Operations & Development, Middle East" based at Swiss-Belhotel International’s Regional Office in Dubai.
A graduate from Ecole Hoteliere Beirut, Mr. Samman brings with him a wealth of experience in hospitality asset management & development as well as operational property and regional office based sales & marketing.
From 2006 until recently Mr. Samman was Projects Advisor & Manager of the Hospitality, Retail and Business Development Division of an Abu Dhabi based international investments company with a portfolio that includes leading international brand hotels.
From 2003 until 2005 he was General Manager Marketing for a mixed use project development in Egypt. Prior to that Mr. Samman spent nearly 16 years in different senior positions, including from 1999 to 2003 as Area Director of Marketing Middle East & Africa for a major international hotel group.
“With the present regional restructuring taking place, some important new projects on the horison and marketing being the flavour of the years to come, we look forward to working together towards the further successful development of Swiss-Belhotel International in this region,” commented Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International on the recent appointment.
About Swiss-Belhotel International
Swiss-Belhotel International is a rapidly expanding international management company with over 60 hotels, resorts and projects globally. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hong Kong (SAR), Swiss-Belhotel International manages properties in the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East including CHINA • VIETNAM • MALAYSIA • INDONESIA • AUSTRALIA • IRAQ • KAZAKHSTAN • KUWAIT • OMAN • QATAR • KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA. Ranked in the top 100 international hotel management companies and awarded as Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain and most favourite 4-star hotel, Swiss-Belhotel International’s rapid expansion will see substantial growth in the Middle East as well as a focus on growth in China. For more information, please refer to the Group Website, www.swiss-belhotel.com.
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