Accor ME adds to ibis management team
Dubai, October 13, 2010
Accor ME has appointed new general managers for its economy hotel brand ibis in Kuwait and Jordan.
Bruno Debray has been appointed general manager delegate of two ibis Hotels in Kuwait, ibis Salmiya (175 rooms) opened since March 2008 and the soon-to-open ibis Sharq (160 rooms); Nusrat joins as the hotel manager for ibis Sharq; and Yasser Bahaa as general manager of ibis Amman (158 rooms).
Bruno Debray, a French national with 12 years of experience in the Middle East alone, is a seasoned hotelier. Prior to joining ibis Kuwait, he led the successful opening of Novotel and ibis Deira City Center in Dubai. He has also managed Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Al Ain. Bruno has been with the Accor Group for 8 years.
Nusrat will be supporting Bruno as the hotel manager for ibis Sharq. He was assistant GM at ibis Salmiya before being promoted to his current post.
Yasser Bahaa, a 44-year old Egyptian national, will lead Accor’s first ibis hotel in Jordan, ibis Amman. He was general manager of Mercure Umm Al Qura in Saudi Arabia and has been with the Accor Group for 14 years.-TradeArabia News Service