(MENAFN - Arab News) Bringing a wealth of international hospitality experience to his new role with Rosewood Hotels in Saudi Arabia, Erich Steinbock has been appointed regional vice president for Rosewood Hotels in the Kingdom, and managing director of the ultra-luxury Al-Faisaliah and Al-Khozama Hotels.
Formerly area director for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in the US, Steinbock also maintained responsibility for the group's five-star Carlyle property in New York and its ultra luxury resort, Rosewood Tucker's Point in Bermuda.
Before joining Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in 2009, Steinbock worked for Ritz-Carlton for nine years, most notably spearheading the opening of 14 Ritz-Carlton Hotel properties in the US and internationally.
"We are delighted to announce Steinbock's appointment and look forward to his contribution at the helm of both Al Faisaliah and Al Khozama Hotels," said Bob Boulogne, chief operating officer of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts.
"His exceptional depth of experience, not only at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, but also with other internationally renowned hospitality groups, will ensure we maintain our leadership position in the Kingdom as we develop new properties and offerings."
In his new capacity, Steinbock will also oversee the Rosewood Corniche in Jeddah, as well as other Rosewood development projects in Saudi Arabia.