Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Mr. Frank Mayland as General Manager of Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Samarinda. One of a rapidly growing number of hotels, resorts and serviced apartments managed and operated by Swiss-Belhotel International, Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Samarinda is a modern 4-star hotel strategically located in the business district of Samarinda, the capital city of East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.
Hailing from Bremen in Germany, Mr Mayland graduated in restaurant management from Rübekamp Hotel School and has focused much of his 27 year hotel career on F&B. Mr. Mayland has held senior hotel management positions in Indonesia, Thailand, Emirates, China, Nigeria, Sudan and Pakistan. His broad international experience includes the positions of General Manager (Dubai), Director of Operations (Karachi), Operations Manager (Asaba), Food & Beverage Manager (Khartoum), Director of Food & Beverage (Shanghai), Assistant Food & Beverage Manager (Bali).
“Swiss-Belhotel International welcomes Mr. Mayland and congratulates him on his appointment as General Manager of Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Samarinda. His many years of experience in F&B operations and hotel management will be a valuable asset to the hotel and to Swiss-Belhotel International,” commented Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President.
About Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Samarinda
Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Samarinda is the first international 4-star hotel to provide guests with first-class accommodation in the heart of Samarinda, the bustling capital of East Kalimantan Province. Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Samarinda is conveniently located in the business district of the city and has direct access to the Central Plaza, one of the largest Malls in Samarinda.
Offering a panoramic view of the Mahakam River, one of the largest rivers in East Kalimantan, the hotel has 183 guestrooms, including Presidential Suite, Suites, Executive Club Rooms, Deluxe and Superior rooms. To ensure that guests enjoy a most pleasant and comfortable stay, each guestroom is equipped with an array of convenient amenities, including user-controlled air conditioning, IDD telephone, TV with cable channels, Internet access, coffee and tea making facilities, mini-bar, and hair-dryer.
Hotel facilities include business centre, meeting rooms for events with 20 to 200 persons, a grand ballroom for up to 1,500 persons, swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, jacuzzi, kid's pool and children's playground. For fine dining in a relaxing family atmosphere, the Mahakam restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a selection of Chinese, Indonesian and international specialties, while the Lobby Lounge is a great place to relax with cocktails and live
Samarinda, Places of Interest
Located 50km upstream from the estuary of the Mahakam River, Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia, has a population of approximately half a million people. The Mahakam River divides the town into two parts, known respectively as Samarinda Kota and Samarinda Seberang. In fact, Samarinda is surrounded by rivers which provide an important means of transportation. Motorboats plying the rivers are known as water taxis. A unique feature of Samarinda is the 212,000 ha forest in the centre of town.
Tanah Merah Indah Lempake 16km from Samarinda, is a popular recreation park with a waterfall and facilities for camping, fishing and swimming, and an art market where souvenirs are sold. Mahakam River adventure Samarinda is the starting point for exciting adventures along the Mahakam River. To visit Dayak villages, visitors should head up the river’s tributaries,
passing through dense tropical forest where the rich variety of flora and fauna include wild orchids, freshwater dolphins, orang utans, sun bears, leopards, parrots and beautiful butterflies, among the many other wildlife species.
About Swiss-Belhotel International
Swiss-Belhotel International is a rapidly expanding international management company with over 73 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 • PHILIPPINES • MALAYSIA • INDONESIA • AUSTRALIA • IRAQ • 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.swissbelhotel.com.
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