Mr, Charbel Hanna, Executive Assitant Manager of The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa talks of the ongoing renovations happening and what we can expect to see from the renowned hotel these coming months.
What’s your vision for The Gulf Hotel Convention & Spa?
The Gulf Hotel Convention and Spa is a legendary five-star hotel in Bahrain and we have kept this reputation for 50 years. With all the new hotels that are being built, we have maintained our position in the market through the consistency of our service and products that we are offering and we shall continue to remain and be renowned.
What do you see as the most significant strengths for this property?
We offer the largest hotel facilities especially in food and beverages. The company is also ready to take measurable risks whenever the opportunity arises and is fast in execution. Our facilities and products are well-known for it’s quality and we have maintained it so for the past 50 years, well deserving for the five-star status that we hold.
Tell us more about your recent GCC renovation. What did you plan to achieve in this?
We will be launching the new Gulf Convention Center in October 2018. There are many places to conduct meetings and functions but Gulf Hotel Convention Center is the largest and most popular place. It has undergone extensive changes, modernization and refurbishment with costs crossing BD 5 million. It will undoubtedly be Bahrain’s best Convention Center with the capacity to cater up to three thousand and five hundred people.
What’s new at The Gulf Hotel? What should we look forward to?
There are a lot to look forward to at The Gulf Hotel. Following the announcement of the partnership with Michelin-Star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini, we will relaunch the La Pergola Restaurant with a new, “La Pergola by Perbellini”. La Pergola Restaurant undergoes a full renovation with new design, colors, concept and it will be open to the public on 9th September, 2018.
Al Waha Restaurant is also under renovation and part of its relaunch in September is the Gulf Grand Brunch. Bahrain’s favorite buffet restaurant is getting bigger and better with extended seating and a new design that boasts state of the art temperature control buffet counters, an interactive live kitchen, Juice bar, saj bread station and much more.
And of course the New Gulf Convention Center that has undergone a complete renovation and will open in October. The new contemporary design suits all types of market requirements, furnished with the finest equipment from chinawares, cutleries, linen, tables & chairs.