Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait At Burj Alshaya has its grand opening
Four Seasons founder and chairman Isadore Sharp, president and CEO J. Allen Smith and Mohammed Alshaya, executive chairman of Alshaya attend official opening ceremony
The Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya hosted its grand opening ceremony on November 6, 2017.
His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah was the guest of honour at the event. Four Seasons founder and chairman Isadore Sharp, and the operator's president and CEO J. Allen Smith were in attendance, along with the hotel's owner Mohammed Alshaya, executive chairman of the Alshaya Group of companies.
"We are honoured to welcome His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to the grand opening celebrations of Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya, and extend our deepest gratitude for his gracious presence," said Smith. He added that the opening of the property "goes beyond" the operator's commitment to expanding its presence in the Middle East.
Alshaya noted: "We are delighted to support Kuwait’s 2035 Vision through our investment in this iconic development which reflects Alshaya’s commitment to Kuwait and to the growth of a vibrant private sector."
The hotel has 217 guest rooms, 67 suites as well as five restaurants that combine culinary influences from international trends with local tastes and traditions, which are headed by executive chef Sebastiano Spriveri.
Watch our interview with Four Seasons president – hotel operations, Europe, Middle East & Africa Simon Casson, where he talks a bit more about the property.