General manager, Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa, Olivier Arthur De Kermel

Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa

The H Hospitality Collection, a UAE based hospitality management company, has appointed Olivier Arthur De Kermel as the general manager of Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa, its luxurious property in Rabat, Morocco.

Originally from France, De Kermel boasts over 36 years of hospitality experience and has held several managerial positions in countries such as Tunisia, Seychelles, Morocco and Brazil, working with renowned hotel groups such as Hilton, Holiday Inn and Ramada.

From starting his career as a front office manager in France, to becoming a general manager at over five different properties, he has honed his leadership talents and managed multicultural teams with great success.


De Kermel’s strengths in operations management, guest experience, quality assurance, business development and strategic planning will be key to successfully overseeing the day-to-day operations of the newly refurbished Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa. He will be working closely with the staff and guests at all levels, ensuring a memorable boutique experience.

On his appointment, De Kermel said: “The property is even more stunning after renovation and I am very excited to start this new journey. Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa has so many great things to offer, in fact, we will be revealing great news soon that will completely add more value to our guest’s experience. We will continue to provide the utmost tailor-made luxurious level of service to satisfy both patrons and new clients alike.”