By Nathalie Bontems
Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain will be the brand's first introduction to the Gulf region
Bahrain HRR Properties has appointed Swiss-Belhotel International to manage one of its properties in Manama.
The Indonesia-based hotel chain will manage Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain, the brand’s first introduction to the Gulf region, which is scheduled to open by mid-2019.
Featuring a total of 174 rooms (including studios, 1- 2- and 3-bedroom suites and three penthouses), the new hotel is located at the start of the American Alley facing the US navy base.
“We have a strong presence in Bahrain and this latest addition to our portfolio will further strengthen our offering in the kingdom,” said Gavin M. Faull, chairman and president of Swiss-Belhotel International.
Laurent A. Voivenel, senior vice president, operations and development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, added, “Bahrain is a leading business and leisure hub and, therefore, a significant market for us.”
Swiss-Belhotel International currently manages a portfolio of more than 145 hotels, resorts and projects across the world, including four in the Gulf – in Bahrain, Qatar and Sharjah. It was awarded Indonesia's Leading Global Hotel Chain for six consecutive years.