Chris Muth has been appointed the general manager of Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain, which will be opening its doors in mid-2019.
He assumes his new challenge with over 20 years of industry experience and has worked in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Muth, a German national, began his hospitality journey at Holiday Inn Munchen in Munich in 1989. He worked his way up the ladder and held key positions at various properties, including Sheraton Frankfurt Hotel and Hilton London Metropole. His first posting as a general manager was at the Dorint Sofitel Seehotel Uberfahrt in Germany in 2003. After this, he worked at Swissotel Cyprus Grand and Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai, among other properties.
Muth enthused on his new position: “I am truly proud to join the Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain that is a fabulous hotel. It is an exciting challenge for me and I look forward to positioning it as a preferred address for both regional and international travellers.”
Also commenting was senior vice president, operations and development – Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, Laurent A. Voivenel: “We are delighted to welcome Chris Muth to lead the team at Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. Chris has a wealth of experience and expertise in the hospitality sector including an in-depth understanding of the GCC market. We are confident under his leadership this superb property, that is in advanced stages of development, will provide an enhanced experience to travellers.”