Belmond announced on February 22, 2021 the appointment of Karl Bieberach as Senior Vice President of international development as of March 22, 2021. He will be responsible for the international expansion of the company's portfolio of hotels, trains, river cruises and safari lodges.
Karl Bieberach has 25 years of experience in hotel and residential development, acquisitions as well as feasibility and investment analyses. He has held various management positions for hotel brands including Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Marriott International and HVS International and has worked around the world.
He was Director of Development at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts before joining Belmond.
Already at the forefront of luxury, Belmond is adopting an ambitious new strategy that will position us as the leading provider of authentic travel experiences. As part of this strategy, we are committed to finding
unique assets in remarkable locations to continue to enrich our collection of unparalleled offerings for today's discerning traveler. Karl has a proven track record of developing respected hotel brands. With his in-depth industry knowledge and expertise, he will play a decisive role in the strategic development of the company by expanding its presence through acquisitions and new management agreements.
Roeland Vos, CEO of Belmond
It is with great pleasure that I join Belmond, a pioneer of luxury travel.
This brand sees itself as the guardian of a timeless heritage and I will continue to be guided by its philosophy to selectively expand our presence where we can not only offer authentic experiences, but also celebrate the legendary art of travel. I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead, especially in this momentous time in the history of travel.
Karl Bieberach new Director of International Development in Belmond