Maria Drăgulin joins the group as Director of Hotel Development in Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Czech Republic.
The European leader intends to reinforce its presence in central Europe. Accor brands 13 open properties in Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Czech Republic as of January 2022. 5 hotels in Romania with 1,336 rooms, 5 in Czech Republic with 1,515 rooms, 2 in Bulgaria with 236 rooms and 1 in Moldava with 33 rooms. The company indicates in its press release a pipeline of 10 properties and 1,000 rooms. Swissôtel, Novotel Living, Tribe and Adagio are part of the pipeline.
Maria Drăgulin Director of Hotel Development for Accor in Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Czech Republic declares : ”I am pleased to be back in the Accor family, now with a new challenge, from operations to development, interacting with inspiring people from architects & designers to experts in the law area, meeting people with different expectations, enthusiasm and passion for hotels. I am committed to a long-term cooperation with Accor’s potential partners, to create a genuine experience for the future journey of our guests.”
In 22 years of experience in the hospitality business, Maria has experienced several positions. She was general manager for hotels operated under brands such as Novotel, InterContinental, Hilton and Vienna International.
"Maria will reinforce the hotel pipeline in the area and will support Accor’s partners in identifying and setting in place the right brands and concepts for their hotels, in line with the global hospitality trends, as well as local characteristics of demand."Indicates the company in its press release.