Industry Update
Appointment27 December 2019

Duco E. de Vries

Appointed General Manager
At Swiss-Belresidences Juffair, Bahrain

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Duco E. de Vries

Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Duco E. de Vries as the General Manager for Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. Duco brings outstanding international hospitality leadership experience spanning more than three decades across Europe, USA, Asia and the GCC.

Making the announcement, Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said, "We are pleased to appoint Duco to lead the team at Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. Duco has exceptional experience and expertise in the hospitality sector as well as extensive knowledge of international and the GCC market. We are confident under his leadership this superb property will reach new heights of success while delivering memorable guest experiences."

Taking over the position, Duco, said, "I am delighted to return to Swiss-Belhotel International family. It is an exciting time for the hotel industry in Bahrain and I am pleased to be part of the wonderful team at the Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. I look forward to working together with everyone to achieve our goals while delivering on our guests' expectations."

A Dutch national, Duco is a graduate in International Hospitality Management from the prestigious IHTTI International Hotel & Tourism Training Institutes, Switzerland. He also holds numerous other professional certifications and diplomas in hotel management and operations.

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IHTTI School of Hotel Management

Duco E. de Vries (Class of 0) is a graduate of IHTTI School of Hotel Management in Neuchâtel - Switzerland
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