Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis appoints new general manager

UAE, June 2014 Carlson Rezidor, one of the largest hotel groups worldwide, has appointed Harald Buerkle as the new general manager for Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis.

Buerkle was previously based in Russia where he was the general manger during the pre-opening phases of the Radisson Rosa Khutor and the Park Inn by Radisson Rosa Khutor. He opened the Park Inn by Radisson to host the Alpine Ski World Cup and the Radisson Rosa Khutor to host the pre-Olympic test events and the Winter Olympics 2014.

With a strong background in food and drink Buerkle began his career as commis de cuisine working his way up to executive chef and director of operations before taking on his first general manager position at the Radisson Blu Resort Rügen, Germany.

Buerkle will now lead the team at the Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis to ensure revenue and guest satisfaction targets are met. He will focus particularly on the consistent operation of the hotel’s rooms, restaurants and meeting spaces maximizing opportunities to deliver profitable results.


For further information please contact:

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Elaine Nettleton, Manager PR & Communications MENA
Tel: +971 50 457 9556 Elaine.Nettleton@carlsonrezidor.com

ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller
Naafia Mattoo, Senior Account Executive
Tel: +971 4 4507678 | naafia.mattoo@bm.com

About the Rezidor Hotel Group

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of more than 430 hotels in operation and under development with 95,000 rooms in more than 70 countries.

Rezidor operates the core brands Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), along with the Club Carlson loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide licence agreement with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni Rezidor operates and develops the lifestyle brand Hotel Missoni. Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Programme and was awarded one the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the US think tank Ethisphere.

In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Carlson, a privately held global hospitality and travel company, based in Minneapolis (USA), is the majority shareholder.

The corporate support office of The Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.



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Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis

Cairo Heliopolis
Abdel- Hamid Badawy St.
Phone : 26965656
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Oct 02, 2014