General manager, Riviera Hotel Beirut, Bassam Bou Sleiman

Bassam Bou Sleiman

Riviera Hotel Beirut has welcomed Bassam Bou Sleiman as its new general manager.

In his capacity, Bou Sleiman will be responsible for the hotel’s renovation project and its ongoing operation.

He joins with more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience, and prior to joining Riviera Hotel Beirut, he held various positions in Lebanon, Kuwait, the UAE, the KSA, Egypt and Jordan.

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Bou Sleiman joined Riviera Hotel in 2010 and served as the executive assistant manager for five years. In 2016 he was appointed the general manager of The Mist Hotel & Spa by Warwick in the North of Lebanon, and successfully led the opening of the upscale mountain resort.

Chairman and chief operating officer, Riviera Holding Kuwait, Walid Al Mahdi enthused on Bou Sleiman’s appointment: “We are so pleased to have Bassam join us in Riviera Hotel Beirut. He [previously] worked at Riviera Hotel Beirut for five years and has a strong understanding of the Riviera Hotel brand and our core values. This is a very exciting time for us as we make further renovations into the hotel and the beach resort, and I know with his experience, commitment to service and team development he will be very successful in his new role, and in the ongoing development of Riviera Hotel Beirut.”