HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings has appointed Michel Mandrea as the New General Manager of Coral Al Khobar Hotel located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
Making the announcement, HMH CEO Laurent A. Voivenel, said, “With over four decades of extensive all-round global experience in hospitality, Michel was the perfect candidate for this post. Having worked in the Middle East for 22 years, he is well familiar with the region’s business and cultural landscape and will prove instrumental in taking Coral Al Khobar Hotel to greater success. We are glad to welcome him to our team”.
Michel makes the move to Coral Al Khobar Hotel from Golden Tulip Resort Dana Bay in KSA where he served as the general manager. During the course of his career, the French national has worked with a number of leading hospitality brands in key positions. These include the Golden Tulip Hotels, Suites & Resorts; Janna Spa & Resort – Hamamat Mai’n Jordan; Holiday Inn Al Khobar; Holiday Inn Resort Half Moon Bay; Holiday Inn Bahrain; Metropolitan Resort & Beach Club, Metropolitan Hotel Dubai; Dubai Marine Beach Club; Royal Lancaster Hotel London and Martinez Hotel, Cannes, France.
Michel holds a bachelor of business administration with a major in hotel and restaurant management. In addition, he has a number of certificates in various fields of his specialization.
Expressing his pleasure at joining the Coral Al Khobar Hotel, Michel said, “I am extremely grateful to HMH for having given me this fantastic opportunity. Coral Al Khobar Hotel is a superb property with tremendous potential for growth. I look forward to working with the team at the hotel to maintain the best standards in order to deliver the highest level of guest satisfaction.”
The Coral Al Khobar Hotel is a majestic 5-star property featuring 131 well-appointed rooms and suites equipped with the finest facilities. Centrally located in Al Khobar, on the Arabian Gulf, 55 km from Dammam Airport and 18 km from Dammam Train Station, the hotel is a landmark in itself. In close proximity to the property are the spectacular Gold Souk, the Prince Mohd Bin Fahd Amusement Park, the Saudi Aramco Exhibit, the Al Khobar Corniche, the Venicia Mall and the Al-Rashid Mall.
Founded in 2003 in Dubai, HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings is a fully-integrated hotel management company that prides itself on being the first hotel chain in the Middle East to offer alcohol-free safe environment. It provides hotel owners and developers a broad spectrum of comprehensive management solutions with five distinct, yet complementary, hotel brands catering to varied market segments from budget to luxury. These include The Ajman Palace Hotel, Coral Hotels & Resorts, Corp Hotels, EWA Hotel Apartments and ECOS Hotels. Through its dynamic operation and strategic expansion in the Middle East and North Africa, HMH has been successful in unlocking a world of opportunities while creating value for its stakeholders, associates, staff members and customers. Its existing portfolio features beautiful properties located in some of the most desirable destinations across the MENA region, as well as a healthy pipeline of hotels under development.
For more information about HMH please visit http://www.hmhhotelgroup.com