Karachi, February 06, 2014 (PPI-OT): Karachi: Movenpick Hotels and Resorts today announced and unveiled a major renovation and refurbishment plan for the Karachi property which was reflagged as Movenpick Hotel Karachi on January 1, 2014.
The announcement was made at a press conference addressed by Mr. Andreas Matmüller, Chief Operating Officer, Middle East and Asia, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts along with Mr. Sikander Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer, Arabian Sea Enterprises Limited, the owning company, and Mr. Mirza Mansoor Ahmad, General Manager of the hotel.
“We are delighted to have entered Pakistan with the Movenpick Hotel Karachi and understand the legacy of this hotel which goes back to 32 years. The renovation plan will usher a new and exciting phase of the hotel and will add value to the service and product quality while preserving the soul of the property,” said Mr. Matmüller.
“These are exciting times for Movenpick Hotels and Resorts and we look forward to building on our reputation of quality, reliability and care with a personal touch in Pakistan,” he added.
The renovation of the property will be undertaken in phases, with the first phase of work to start immediately. This includes the entire renovation of the ground floor, entry points, restaurants and public areas.
The several stages of the refurbishment will overlap over the next two years and cover almost 100% of the hotel giving it a refreshing new look. Renovation of the hotel’s suites and rooms, mezzanine level restaurants, meeting rooms, the ballroom, the makeover of the building façade and landscaping are part of the project.
Mr. Sikander Mahmood, CEO, Arabian Sea Enterprises Limited commented, “We are proud to be associated with Movenpick Hotels and Resorts and have selected the hotel company as our partner based on quality of service and product. The Movenpick brand has grown phenomenally in the past decade in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and we look forward to working together to give a unique experience to our guests in Pakistan.”
Earlier the General Manager of the hotel, Mr. Mirza Mansoor Ahmad, while welcoming the media said that the key focus of the operations would be training and development of local talent to supplement service standards and excellence in gastronomy.
For more information, contact:
Movenpick Hotel Karachi
Club Road P.O. Box 3918 75530
Tell: +92 21 356 333 33