Steigenberger Hotels AG has confirmed the appointment of Hans-Rudolf Rütti as new General Manager of the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère with effect from 1 November 2021. Mr. Rütti was born in Switzerland and is held in high esteem internationally as a hotelier. He is able to look back on 30 years of experience, particularly in areas connected with the strategic positioning and repositioning of prestigious hotel properties. High points of his career thus far have included the opening of the legendary Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona, the repositioning of the Hotel Intercontinental in Bucharest and the realignment of the 7132 Hotel in Vals. Hans-Rudolf Rütti has also been successfully managing various sustainability projects in the NGO sector for several years.
Hans-Rudolf Rütti succeeds Tina Heide, who spent four years as General Manager of the Grandhotel Belvédère. Prior to that, Ms. Heide had held various other positions at the hotel for five years before taking over at the helm. Under her leadership, the Belvédère was able to establish itself as one of the major conference hotels hosting the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.