Marina Port Vell (MPV) announced that Marcel Brekelmans will join MPV as Managing Director effective March 10, 2014. A Dutchman, Brekelmans has spent many years as an accomplished project and managing director in the business of hotel administration, with experience in branding, opening and pre-opening of properties and repositioning hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Caribbean. Brekelmans possesses a diverse background and ability to communicate in five languages: Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish.
Most recently, Brekelmans worked with HIM4Hotels/Hospitality Interim Management on projects including Roca Golf Hotel, Tinapa Hotel & Free Zone and Hotel Rwanda. Other ventures include Ancient Hospitality Group, Kempinski N’djamena and Le Meridien Abuja.
As Marina Port Vell’s Managing Director, Marcel Brekelmans will further position the brand as a leader in five-Star services for yachtsmen, their families and guests. He will also provide strategic planning and execution of all aspects of operations on a day-to-day basis.