Hotel Openings

15176 20 Oct 2021

The Opening of Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait Expands GCC Presence of Swiss-Belhotel International

A 51-key hotel with a modern and chic theme.

Continuing its success story in the GCC, Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait. This modern and chic property, featuring 51 keys, is conveniently located in the heart of the Kuwait City overlooking the Kuwait Bay merely 17 Km from Kuwait International Airport.

Dr. Abdullah Abdulsamad Marafi, Owner and General Manager, Omniyat Real Estate, said, "We are pleased to partner once again with the Swiss-Belhotel International to bring our vision to life. Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait enjoys a prime location in the city and will be the best in its category of accommodation choices. The renowned international brand like Swiss-Belinn, is a perfect fit and to offer a memorable experience to both short and extended stay guests."

Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, said, "We are delighted to boost our presence in the GCC with the opening of the stunning Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait. This is our second property in Kuwait joining the Swiss-Belboutique Bneid Al Gar Kuwait and a beautiful addition to our portfolio of hotels in the region. Swiss-Belinn is a fast-growing mid-market brand we are truly grateful to Omniyat Real Estate for this wonderful opportunity. With its strategic location, Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait provides a convenient address to both residents and travellers offering direct access to the citys prime leisure and business attractions."

Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President Operations Development, EMEA India; Senior Vice President Group Human Resources Talent Development, Swiss-Belhotel International, stated, "We are glad to start welcoming guests to the Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait. Despite the ongoing market challenges in the wake of the pandemic, we have been steadily growing our presence in the GCC and Kuwait is a key focus market for us. The contemporary Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait has been designed to offer excellent value to guests. The hotel is equipped with the best-in-class facilities including an exceptional all-day-dining restaurant, 24-hour in-room dining, Spa, fitness centre with day light, outdoor swimming pool, spacious car park and a private roof terrace for special occasions."

The health and safety of the guests and team members is a top priority at the Swiss-Belinn Sharq Kuwait. It follows the groups enhanced hygiene and disinfection protocols under a special programme'WeReassure'developed to ensure the well-being, safety and peace of mind for guests from check-in to check-out.

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About Swiss-Belhotel International

Swiss-Belhotel International is currently in 21 countries, managing a portfolio of more than 145* hotels, resorts and projects located inCambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Bahrain, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland and Tanzania. Swiss-Belhotel International is one of the world's fastest-growing international hotel and hospitality management groups. The Group provides comprehensive and highly professional development and management services in all aspects of hotel, resort and serviced residences.Offices are strategically located in Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, China, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and Vietnam covering Oceania, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India Regions.