Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has made the
following two General Manager appointments.
Brice Borin, has been appointed General Manager of Mövenpick’s first property in Maldives.
Scheduled to open
in 2018 on a private island in the stunning Noonu Atoll,
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Kuredhivaru Maldives will feature 105
luxury villas, all with their own private swimming pool, including
Brice has almost 30 years of
experience in the hospitality industry, more than 20 of which have
been spent in the Asia Pacific region. Most recently he was GM of
the Soori Bali, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World,
and he will now return to the country where he previously spent
two years as GM of The Regent Maldives and opened three properties
In Sri Lanka, George Koumendakos has been
appointed General Manager of the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo.
national fluent in three languages, George is a highly-respected
hotel professional with almost 30 years' experience in 11
countries, including more than a decade with InterContinental
His impressive career has
included spells as General Manager of several prestigious hotels
in Asia, including Banyan Tree Bangkok and InterContinental Hanoi
He moves to Mövenpick in Sri Lanka from the UAE,
where he was Area General Manager of three IHG hotels in Dubai.
"2018 will be an exciting year for Mövenpick Hotels &
Resorts, as we accelerate our expansion across the Asia Pacific
region," said Mark Willis, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts' newly
appointed President - Asia. "To ensure this growth remains on
track, it is vital that we have a team of highly-skilled and
forward-thinking General Managers in place who can help drive the
Mövenpick expects to launch at least
eight new hotels in the Asia Pacific region in 2018. These
highly-anticipated new properties will join the Swiss hotel
group’s existing portfolio of 11 operating Asia Pacific hotels,
meaning that in 2018 alone, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts' collection
of Asia Pacific hotels is expected to increase by more than 50%.