Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, announced the appointment of a new General Manager for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair.
Chris Muth has been named as the General Manager for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. He has over two decades of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry spanning Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Making the announcement, Voivenel said, “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.”
Chris began his career in the industry at the Holiday Inn Munchen in Munich in 1989 and subsequently worked his way up serving a number of key positions in operations at various hotels 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. Subsequently, he worked at Swissotel Cyprus Grand and Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai followed by senior postings at several other fantastic hotels.
Taking over the position, Chris stressed, “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.”
A German national Chris holds certifications in hospitality management and general manager’s program from the acclaimed Cornell University along with many other professional diplomas.