Industry Update
Appointment30 July 2019

Laurence Dubey

Appointed General Manager
At Nobu Hotel Barcelona, Spain

Laurence Dubey

Set to open 12th September, Nobu Hotel Barcelona proudly appoints Laurence Dubey as General Manager and Regional Director. Dubey will be responsible for directing all hotel operations whilst ensuring the Nobu Hotel 5* standard of service and guest experience is implemented and maintained throughout.

Laurence brings with her over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry to Nobu Hotel Barcelona; the tenth property opening within the brands global portfolio. Laurence joins the hotel from her previous role as General Manager at Nobu Eden Roc Resort in Miami, where she oversaw the hotel's renovation and re-launch.

Laurence pursued her passion in the industry following her degree in hospitality from the prestigious École Hotelière de Lausanne, Switzerland. Her career started in Sales and Marketing where she honed her skills for over a decade. She travelled and moved a lot between the USA and Europe while working for other prestigious brands such as the Viceroy Group, where she served as General Manager of Viceroy Miami and Residences, and ten years with The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company.

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Laurence Dubey (Class of 1992) is a graduate of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne - Switzerland
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