Speaking to Tatiana Tsierkezou exclusively, Nicolas Pezout, the general manager of Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis in Tunisia, shares all about the hotel and its successful first year of operations.
TTG: Tell our readers a bit about Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis? How has its first year been?
The five-star Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis houses convention facilities and is located in the business district, close to the airport, Carthage and Sidi Bou Saïd.
Contemporary, spacious and e-connected, our 189 rooms and suites offer a delightful stay in the heart of Tunis. Our two restaurants and lobby bar with large terraces serve spontaneous cuisine with alcohol-free beverages, and the hotel’s large meeting facilities benefit from its food and beverage reputation and innovative set-up.
Our fully equipped spa, S Per Aqua completes our portfolio of services with vitality, aesthetic, nutritionist and relaxation programmes.
Meanwhile, the Mövenpick Concept store, La Boutique, offers all the products available in the hotel, as well as local luxury artworks. Furthermore, the e-connect features of the hotel facilitate the unlimited needs of our guests, connecting them to our employees with discretion.
Promotions, cultural events, large national events and the meeting hubs within the area differentiate us from any other similar product.
Since its opening, the hotel has established its position and gained its reputation in the Tunisian market as a spot with tasty food, a nice atmosphere and a lively ambiance, without being overcrowded.
In addition to its impressive meeting and events offering, the hotel aims to be a lifestyle hotel.
By regularly organising high-end product launches and cultural events, such as the partnership between the S Per Aqua Spa & Fitness and Les Laboratoires Biologique Recherche, or the launch of new product at La Boutique Hotel Concept-store, the hotel is ahead of its time.
Each event was a definite success and implemented with the idea of Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis being a meeting place for extraordinary moments.
TTG: What are you doing to keep your product fresh and exciting? What is your strategy for 2019?
Based on our opening experience, the outlook for 2019 is very positive. We are expecting a greater number of national and international events (investment forums and conferences) that will require our facilities.
The focus for 2019 is positioning Movenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis as the perfect place for milestone moments.
We recently introduced a new concept at the spa called ‘Healthy Hour’. It consists of fresh and healthy snacks that are available on a complementary basis to hotel guests and spa customers from 18:00-19:00 every day. We are the only Mövenpick Hotel in the world that offers the ‘Healthy Hour’.
Meanwhile, during the month of February, and in light of Valentine’s Day (or what we like to call ‘love moments’), we have been promoting a month of offers. We have been displaying real love letters and have been offering love day spa treatments, love gift guides and love dinners.
Finally, every month we host a cultural event in one of the iconic locations of the hotel.We aim to be the preferred and most enjoyable upscale hotel in Tunis.