Swiss-Belhotel International has promoted Alban Dutemple to the position of cluster general manager for two of its hotels – Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain and the upcoming Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair.
Dutemple has been working with the group as the general manager of the Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain since June 2018. With this announcement also comes the establishment of pre-opening offices for the upcoming Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair, which is scheduled to open in Q1 of 2020, as well as the appointment of different heads of departments.
Senior vice president, operations and development – Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, Laurent Voivenel commented on the promotion: “Alban is an accomplished professional with a strong track record in the hospitality industry. Being the general manager for Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain, Alban has demonstrated extraordinary leadership skills, team spirit and dedication in managing the property efficiently and improving its performance year on year. As we expand our footprint in Bahrain with our flagship brands, we are confident Alban will lead the two properties to great success.”
Meanwhile, Dutemple said: “I am excited to take on this new challenge and very grateful to Swiss-Belhotel International for this fantastic opportunity. I look forward to working closely with the teams and our business associates across the two properties.”
Dutemple, a French national, assumes his new challenge with over three and a half decades of valuable industry experience.