Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Ramzi Shaban as its General Manager for the new Mövenpick Hotel City Star Jeddah.
In his new role, Shaban will have overall responsibility for launching the Mövenpick Hotel City Star Jeddah – a five-star property scheduled to open on June 1st, 2016.
Ramzi has vast experience in the hotel industry including 17 years in the Middle East of which 11 have been working at a number of Mövenpick Hotel & Resorts across the region.
The new role will be his third senior management appointment in the MENA region having previously held key positions in the Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida’a in Kuwait and the Mövenpick Hotel Sana’a in Yemen.
Commenting on his new role, Ramzi Shaban said: “I am honoured to have this exciting opportunity to continue working with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts and I am looking forward to launching this remarkable property with my fantastic team later this year.
“The opening will further strengthen our presence in the Kingdom and this will be our 11th property in Saudi Arabia with another four additional projects planned to be launched by 2018.”
The 228-room and suites Mövenpick Hotel City Star Jeddah is located in the centre of Jeddah and is only a 15 minute drive away from King Abdulaziz International Airport. The key features of the hotel include eight meeting rooms, ballroom for up to 600 guests and three dining outlets, spa and a rooftop pool.