Four Seasons reveals hotel manager for its Beirut property

Cornelia Mitlmeier joins the Four Seasons Beirut from The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo where she was executive assistant manager

Hotel manager Cornelia Mitlmeier, and Rami Z. Sayess, regional vice president and general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut
Hotel manager Cornelia Mitlmeier, and Rami Z. Sayess, regional vice president and general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut

The Four Seasons Beirut has appointed Cornelia Mitlmeier as the property’s hotel manager. A German national, Mitlmeier will oversee the day-to-day operations of the 25-storey hotel, located in Beirut’s downtown district.

Mitlmerier joins the Four Seasons Hotel Beirut from the Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo where she was executive assitant manager. Previously, she held senior positions with the Rizt-Carlton, Almaty and the Adlon Kempinski Berlin, including several other hotels across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, according to a statement. 

Mitlmerier holds a Diploma in Hospitality Management from Cologne and obtained an MBA from Danube University Krems in Austria.  Her career has taken her from her home country of Germany to Austria, Bahrain, Kazakhstan and most recently Japan.

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Speaking about her new position, Mitlmeier said: "Beirut is a city known for its hospitality, diversity and rich cultural heritage. I'm very excited to be here and be part of the Four Seasons Hotel Beirut family. "

In her new role, Mitlmeier will oversee the day-to-day operations of the 25-storey hotel, including managing 230 luxury guest rooms and suites, the spa, five restaurants and lounges.  

Speaking about the appointment, Rami Z. Sayess, regional vice president and general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut, said: “Cornelia’s leadership skills, diverse experience and strong food and beverage background makes her the ideal candidate to lead our team at these exciting times, as we embark on several renovation projects at the hotel.”


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