Dubai, UAE, 13 June 2019 – Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai appoints Eric Śešo as its new General Manager. Śešo held several positions within Accor and will now be heading the hotel’s operation with 244 units of rooms and apartments conveniently located in Dubai’s most sought after destination, Downtown Dubai.
Originally from Belgium, Śešo conveys a strong industry experience working with Accor for nearly three decades heading operations for Ibis and Novotel across Europe and the Middle East. Eric was with Ibis One Central & Ibis World Trade Centre Dubai as a Cluster Hotel Manager before joining Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai.
Commenting on his appointment “I am excited to be part of the Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai family. The property prides itself with its location and its comfortable rooms and apartments that are perfect for travellers both business and family alike.”
The hotel successfully opened in October 2018, the brand’s first property in the ‘Burj Khalifa’ district. The hotel is within walking distance to the world’s tallest building, as well as The Dubai Mall, ideal for business travellers and families. The halal property offers accommodation ranging from studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments, all with fully-fitted kitchens, while property highlights include outdoor swimming pools, a gym and sauna, as well as four contemporary meeting rooms with natural daylight.
Eric holds a degree in Tourism & Leisure from Hautes Ecoles Charlemagne, Liège, Belgium.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts makes moments by doing ordinary things in an extraordinary way. Providing an upscale, relaxed and uncomplicated guest experience, Mövenpick recognises that small gestures make a big difference. Whether it is chocolate hour every afternoon, customised sleep technology to ensure a restful night or specially created fun and healthy kids’ menus, Mövenpick creates a human and warm environment for guests, business partners and employees. Committed to sustainable practices and caring for its local communities, Mövenpick is the most Green Globe certified hotel brand in the world. Founded in Switzerland in 1973, but with a heritage of food and beverage excellence stretching back to the 1940s, Mövenpick holds a growing portfolio of more than 80 hotels in 24 countries. Mövenpick is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travellers to feel welcome at more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.