News for the Hospitality Executive
Mounir Sami and Jonathan Pace Appointed to
GM Positions at Corinthia Hotels in Malta
1st December 2008 - Mounir Sami, previously general manager of the Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, has been appointed general manager of the Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay Malta and joins the hotel following a long and impressive international career in senior hotel management.
He was educated at the Swiss Hotel School and at the Cornell University in the United States of America. Mounir is a Canadian citizen and is fluent in English, French, German and Arabic. His career spans top executive appointments with Hilton International, the Al Baraka Group of Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Ramada Hotels International and Commonwealth Holiday Inns of Canada. During this time, he has held general management positions in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Canada. Prior to joining CHI Hotels & Resorts, Mounir was the general manager of the Ramses Hilton in Cairo.
Jonathan Pace, previously deputy general manager at the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Attard, has been appointed general manager of the Marina Hotel at the Corinthia Beach Resort.
At 27, Jonathan is CHI Hotels & Resorts’ youngest ever hotel general manager. He obtained his Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Studies from ITS Malta and following a year at the famous Gleneagles Hotel and stints at the Corinthia Hotel Prague and Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel in Tripoli, joined Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa as conference and events executive and later food and beverage manager. Jonathan was promoted to deputy general manager where, in tandem with the hotel general manager, he was responsible for the overall operation of the hotel.
Both general managers will report directly to Tony Potter, CHI Hotels & Resorts’ managing director & CEO.
The decision to appoint two independent general managers for the two
hotels has been made in order to ensure the appropriate focus and attention
to detail to each property and its customers. The overall Corinthia Beach
Resort experience to the customer will continue to be a seamless operation
offering one of the Mediterranean’s largest resort complexes featuring
a range of hotel accommodation, restaurants, lido operation, pool operations,
spa facilities and extensive conference and banqueting options.
|Also See:||Istithmar Hotels of Dubai Investing 178 million Euros in Wyndham Hotel Group’s European Partner, Corinthia Hotels International / December 2006|