Swiss-Belhotel Appoints Noel Massoud as VP Operations and Development - Middle East

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Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Mr. Noel Massoud as Vice President Operations and Development in the Middle East.

Mr. Massoud will oversee the opening of Swiss-Belhotel Seef in Bahrain, Swiss-Belinn Ghubrah Muscat in Oman, Swiss-Belhotel Erbil in Iraq, Swiss-Belboutique Tahliya and Swiss-Belhotel Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

The company is aiming to operate seven hotels in the Middle East by 2015.

"Noel is a Jordanian national with more than 30 years experience working in hotel management in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, and that experience will be vital for Swiss-Belhotel as we increase our Middle East footprint," said Mr. Gavin M. Faull, the company's Chairman and President. "We would like to extend a warm welcome to Noel and with his assistance we will continue to grow our portfolio and take the our brand of professionalism and passion to new markets."

Mr. Massoud worked for more than 25 years with InterContinental Hotels Group in senior management positions. He was also General Manager of the Kempinski Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, and his most recent assignment was Paramount Hotels and Resorts' Vice President Development.

Swiss-Belhotel International currently has more than 120 hotels, resorts and projects in its global portfolio.

Swiss-Belhotel, Noel Massoud, VP, Vice President

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