SINGAPORE, 23 February 2021: Belmond on Monday announced the
appointment of Karl Bieberach as senior vice president of global development.
Set to begin his new role on 22 March 2021, he will be
responsible for the global expansion of Belmond’s portfolio, which spans
hotels, trains, river barges and safaris. Prior to joining Belmond, he served
as a chief development officer at Rosewood Hotel Group.
He brings 25 years of experience to Belmond following a
successful career in a variety of senior roles at well-renowned hospitality
brands, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Marriott
International and HVS International.
Belmond, now part of the luxury group LVMH, the company
continues to invest in its sensitive restoration plans, including the introduction
of new grand suites aboard the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the
renovation of Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino, which will reopen its
doors in April 2021.
Belmond has been a pioneer of luxury travel for over 45
years. Its portfolio extends across 24 countries with 46 properties that
include the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train, river barges, safari lodges