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Accorhotels logo on a building
5 Sep 2018
Deal worth €482 million
Movenpick hotel exterior
30 Apr 2018
Deal worth £425 million covers 84 properties
Concept drawing of the Mövenpick Abidjan
11 Oct 2017
Property set for completion in 2020
30 Jun 2017
Swiss-hotel group announces signing of Danang property
9 Sep 2016
262-room property to open spring 2019
4 May 2016
Movenpick Hotels and Resorts has announced it will open a new hotel within a 40-storey building in Dubai’s Business Bay district next year.
23 Feb 2012
ABTN talks to Mövenpick's Pérès about the company’s expansion plans and attracting business travellers
12 Oct 2010
Movenpick hotels and resorts has announced plans for three new hotels inThailand, weeks after opening its third UAE property.
26 Mar 2010
Movenpick Hotels and Resorts is planning to open a total of 21 hotels and resorts in the Middle East region, including 17 in the next three years according to Toufic Tamim, VP Sales and Marketing for Movenpick in the Middle East.
15 Mar 2010
Personalised, user-friendly and functional: the state-of-the-art internet booking engine "Guest Connect" of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts meets the demands of the guests - with a personal touch.
10 Feb 2010
John Griffin joins Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts' Executive Committee in the new role of Senior Vice President Brand & Marketing May 3, 2010. He succeeds Steven Nikolov, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, and will be responsible for Marketing, Communication, Distribution and Corporate Sales. The Senior Vice President Brand & Marketing reports directly to Jean Gabriel Pérès, CEO & President.
2 Sep 2009
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts announces a new website optimised for mobile phone users to access The new product is precisely tailored to the needs of mobile phone users and perfectly reflects the upscale image of the international hotel group with Swiss roots. User friendliness, dynamic updates, information content, clarity of presentation and design and access speed were the most important criteria in the construction of the mobile site.
23 Jan 2008
Movenpick Hotels and Resorts has will manage two existing 5* properties in partnership with the owning company, VinaCapital Hospitality Co Ltd.
2 Oct 2007
Movenpick Hotels is to open a new four star property at Stuttgart Airport on Thursday (4 October).
5 Jun 2007
Swiss international hotel chain, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, has ended its management contract with property owners, Arab World Egypt Air Hotels, following disputes concerning quality and management structure.
25 Apr 2007
Swiss hotel chain, Swissotel, is experiencing the benefits of its merger with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International last year, as the brand begins to expand its global portfolio.
4 Apr 2007
Swiss hotel chain Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts reported pre-tax profits for 2006 €5.35m (8.7m CHF), a 44% rise compared with the figure for 2005 of €3.75m (6.1m CHF).
2 Apr 2007
Movenpick Hotel Zurich-Airport has completed a four-year, $24.7m (£12.5m) renovation project to bring it up to the five-star rating standard of Hotellerie Suisse.
15 Mar 2007
After an 18-year partnership, Swiss hotel chain, Movenpick, and Egypt-based Jolie Ville Hotels Management, have decided to go their separate ways. The long-term marketing and technical operational assistance agreement (similar to a franchise deal) is due to expire at the end of the year, and both sides have agreed not to renew the contract.
15 Dec 2006
Movenpick, the Swiss hotel group with properties in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, has opened its second property in Qatar”s capital city, Doha.  The five-star, 26-storey M”venpick Tower & Suites Doha has 350 rooms, and is primarily targeted at business travellers.