22-23 January 2018
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE

Olivier Chavy

CEO & President
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

Olivier Chavy (b.1964) was appointed President and CEO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in September 2016 as the company embarked on an unprecedented global growth phase.

A seasoned hotelier, who assumed his first role as General Manager at the tender age of 27, Olivier joined the company with more than three decades of industry experience.

Before taking the helm at Mövenpick, Olivier was CEO and President of leading global interior architectural design firm Wilson Associates. Prior to this, he held several high-profile industry positions including International Head, Global Brand Performance of Luxury & Lifestyle Brands for Hilton Worldwide, where he managed the brand performance teams for Waldorf Astoria and Conrad Hotels & Resorts.

His vast industry experience also encompasses hotel operations in roles including Senior Vice President of Hilton Grand Vacations Resort and Area Vice President of Hotel Operations Hilton Hotels.

Before joining Hilton, Olivier held key executive positions with renowned French luxury hotel and casino operator, Groupe Lucien Barrière, including General Manager and Area Vice President.

Olivier received his Master in Business Administration from Cornell University, a postgraduate diploma from ESSEC Business School and a BA in Hotel Management from Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Hotel Management School in France.

A dual citizen of the United States and France, Olivier is fluent in French, English and German.

9:00 AM Change in the hospitality landscape: New paradigms and perspectives

The industry is ever-evolving, and knowledge of hospitality trends is crucial in order to stay competitive in the market. From zero-waste hotels to Internet of Things, the industry is modernising from the ground up. However, hoteliers must carefully evaluate the upcoming opportunities and choose only those that will guarantee an increase in market share and guest satisfaction.
This presentation will highlight the latest trends to impact the hospitality landscape and the overall guest experience.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Olivier.

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