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Corinthia Hotels Appoints Stuart Chappell as General Manager of the
250-room Corinthia Hotel St Geroge's Bay in St. Julian's, Malta

11th November 2011
– Corinthia Hotels announces the appointment of Stuart Chappell as general manager of the five-star Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay, in St Julian’s, Malta.

Stuart Chappell comes to Malta from a long career in the hospitality industry in the UK and more recently China, where he was general manager for the 440-room five-star Guoman Hotel Beijing.  Prior to Stuart’s move to China, he was general manager of the 1,000-room Cumberland Hotel in Marble Arch, London, with additional responsibility for the 700-room Thistle Marble Arch, London.

Welcoming Stuart to his new post, Corinthia COO Liam Lambert commented “Stuart’s successful track record in leading both business and leisure hotels internationally guarantees that our Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay in Malta will continue to achieve growth and meet its targets in all market segments and lead our team to service improvements and healthy returns.”

The Corinthia Hotel is located at the mouth of the picturesque St George’s Bay, within its own landscaped gardens and private beach front, yet just minutes from the prime entertainment areas in Malta.

All 250 rooms and suites have uninterrupted sea views.  The hotel boasts extensive conference and leisure facilities, including the Apollo Day Spa. A prominent feature is its large and attractive cascading pool complex, flowing all the way down from the restaurant level to the hotel’s own lido, offering a wide range of water sports and specialty restaurants right at the water’s edge.

Stuart, who hails from England, is married to Vicky and has three children.


Corinthia is a collection of hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta. The brand remains true to its roots as a family business, fired by a passion for craftsmanship, devotion to detail and intuitive, warm service. Each of our hotels and resorts created in some of the most intriguing areas of the world is a tribute to local architecture and cultural traditions. The Corinthia portfolio includes the flagship Corinthia Hotel London, the award-winning Corinthia Hotel Budapest in Hungary, Corinthia Hotel Prague in the Czech Republic, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg in Russia and Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta.  The portfolio also features Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay in Malta, the Corinthia Hotel Tripoli in Libya, and the modern Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Portugal.

The Corinthia Hotel brand is owned by International Hotel Investments plc., a publicly-traded company in Malta, which also acquires, develops and owns Corinthia Hotels worldwide. The management of the hotels is entrusted to a subsidiary company CHI Hotels & Resorts Limited, which provides the full range of technical assistance and management services to hotel owners worldwide. CHI is the exclusive operator of the Corinthia brand as well as the Wyndham and Ramada Plaza brands for Europe, Africa and The Middle East.  The Wyndham Hotels Group is a shareholder in CHI Hotels & Resorts.

For more information about Corinthia Hotels, please visit

Manuel Briffa
Director of Public Relations
Tel: +356 2551 1146
Fax: +356 2123 9732
Mobile: +356 9943 2252


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Also See: Corinthia Hotels Appoints Liam Lambert as Chief Operating Officer; Will be Directing Strategic Hotel Operations / October 2011

Corinthia Hotels Opens the 294-room Corinthia London Overlooking Trafalgar Square in London, England / May 2011

Corinthia Hotels Building a Luxury Hotel in Central London, the 294-room Corinthia London, Which Will Overlooking Trafalgar Square / August 2010

15 Corinthia Owned Hotels Across Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean Will be Rebranded as Ramada Plaza and Wyndham Hotels / August 2006

Istithmar Hotels of Dubai Investing 178 million Euros in Wyndham Hotel Group’s European Partner, Corinthia Hotels International / December 2006

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