Radisson Hotel Group names new Regional Director, Francophone Africa & Egypt

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Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the appointment of Frederic Feijs as Regional Director for North Africa & Egypt with immediate effect.

Frederic rejoins Radisson Hotel Group, where he started his career in the hospitality industry in 1998, at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Brussels. Since then Frederic has held leadership positions across multiple countries and continents until his most recent position as Regional General Manager in French Polynesia.

In his new role, Frederic assumes responsibility for the group’s presence in Francophone Africa and Egypt and will play a key role in the evolution of the brand in these markets. Frederic will be based at the Radisson Group’s Area Support Office in Dubai.

Frederic is a Belgian national with extensive experience in Francophone Africa having worked in Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Mali and Egypt in recent years with Radisson Hotel Group. “I am very excited to re-join Radisson Hotel Group and honored to lead the team in Francophone Africa and Egypt. Our mission is to enrich the lives of our guests, team members and the community in this unique area and make every moment matter” says Frederic.

Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “I am thrilled to announce Frederic’s appointment as he assumes responsibility for some of our key territories in Africa, one of Radisson Hotel Group’s core growth markets. Frederic’s past experience in this territory will play a significant role in strengthening our network in the region and increase operational synergies, for the greater benefits of owners, employees and ultimately our guests.”

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.