In this interview, Swiss-Belhotel International's SVP Laurent Voivenel speaks to Hotelier Middle East on the challenges that come with opening 10 new hotels in the region, the hospitality market and what we can expect from the company in the future.

Hotelier Middle East's Power 50 list is an annual ranking of the Middle East’s most influential hotel professionals. The 2018 edition of the ranking will be revealed across our print, digital, and video channels by Saturday, September 1.

As the list's publication date approaches, Hotelier Middle East will publish a series of video interviews with some of the 50 high-profile individuals who will be part of the ranking this year.

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