voco Bonnington Dubai appoints Bruno Guilloux as Managing Director

Bruno GUILLOUX has recently been appointed Managing Director of the new brand voco Bonnington Dubai, bringing over thirty years of international experience in the hospitality industry.

Bruno obtained a degree in hotel management from the Ecole Hôtelière de Paris, France in the 1980s. After his diploma and his military service, he worked with the Savoy group at the luxury hotel Lancaster, located near the Champs Elysées, in Paris, before beginning his expatriation, first in Germany then in Thailand with the Kempinski group. Bruno remained in Asia for over 15 years where he worked in various luxury properties within the Accor group in Thailand, Korea and Indonesia before settling in Dubai.

Since arriving in the Middle East in 2005, Bruno has held a variety of management positions, including General Manager of Novotel Group and Ibis World Trade Center Dubai. After a brief tenure as General Manager of the luxury resort Sofitel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Bruno returned to Dubai with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts and in 2011 joined the Bonnington Hotel and Residence Jumeirah Lakes Towersmanaging the property until 2015

Remaining in Dubai, Bruno continued to work with various international hotels, supporting their plans to open under Dusit Hotels and Resorts and Barcelo Group before returning to lead Voco Bonnington Dubai through a successful renovation, rebranding and integration into the new IHG brand, combining the assurance of a global brand with the informality and charm of an independent hotel.

Bruno is a passionate hotelier with a wealth of international experience in all aspects of the hospitality industry. Delivering the highest quality, Bruno is recognized for his skills in assessing operational needs and developing smart solutions to improve revenue while driving customer satisfaction through exceptional quality of service. He is a resourceful and well-organized manager with excellent leadership skills and excellent team spirit.

The former Bonnington Hotel Dubai was recently rebranded under IHG’s upscale voco brand, providing a modern, stylish and uncomplicated hotel experience for guests. The 208-room hotel embodies the hallmarks of voco with exclusive features and distinctive features, setting it apart for a memorable stay.

As part of the transformation works carried out in the establishment, the renovated rooms benefit from the voco design concept with thoughtful comforts such as plush bedding made from 100% recycled materials, high quality organic Antipodes amenities in bottles larger vending machines and high-speed Wi-Fi. -Fi, Smart TV, executive desks and in-room refreshments.

voco Bonnington Dubai is home to a range of vibrant dining experiences, including The Cavendish, multi-award-winning Irish pub McGettigan’s and new hospitality pioneer, The Cheeky Camel.

Located in the heart of the bustling and cosmopolitan towers of Jumeirah Lakes, voco Bonnington Dubai is just minutes from Dubai Marina and its beaches, and a short drive from a host of luxury boutiques and shopping malls, restaurants, bars and some of the best golf courses in the world. Classes. The 5-star hotel is easily accessible from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports, making voco Bonnington Dubai the ideal location from which to explore Dubai, whether for business or leisure.