Munich, October 6, 2022 - New general manager for property belonging to Gorgeous Smiling Hotels: Dénes Ribbe has been responsible for the Abacco Hotel Stuttgart since October 1. He began his career in 2007 as Commis de Rang at NH Collection Berlin Mitte, until he took over the position of Conference Manager there in 2010, before starting as Deputy Hotel Manager at NH Heidelberg in September 2012. Since 2017, he was responsible for the NH Ludwigsburg and the NH Stuttgart Sindelfingen as Cluster Hotel Manager.

In his last position as Cluster Hotel Manager, he was responsible for quality controlling and cost control as well as for sales and regional marketing in close coordination with the department managers. In addition to defining revenue strategies and creating action plans for both hotels, he also acted as a liaison between property owners and NH Hotels, assisting in the drafting of contracts and participating in rate setting and personnel management. He also introduced a meeting culture across all departments on a monthly basis to foster greater interaction and team spirit. In his position, he oversaw an inventory of 233 rooms, managed a team of 27 employees, and oversaw 2 different corporate entities. In his free time, he values spending time with his friends and, of course, girlfriend, and finds the necessary balance in preparing many culinary delights in larger gatherings.

His main responsibilities include operational management of the hotel, a new strategic direction in close consultation with the head office team and planning for the upcoming renovation of the Abacco by Rilano.

"After approximately five years as Cluster Hotel Manager of NH Ludwigsburg and NH Stuttgart Sindelfingen, I am now looking forward to a new challenge as General Manager of Abacco by Rilano Hotels. I am especially pleased to be part of Gorgeous Smiling Hotels as a strongly expanding umbrella company", says Dénes Ribbe., says Dénes Ribbe.

"With Mr. Ribbe, we were able to gain a highly motivated and valued colleague, who will now bring his passion for the industry and his expertise as General Manager for the Abacco in the Stuttgart metropolitan region and further develop the teams on site," says Frank Metlicar, Head of Operations DACH Germany at Gorgeous Smiling Hotels.

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Brands by Gorgeous Smiling Hotels

As an independent brand in the design midscale segment, Arthotel ANA developed within a very short time into a popular hotel brand with special services, features and locations in first-class city locations. Whether as a glamorous hotspot in downtown Leipzig or as a serviced apartment such as ANA Living by Arthotel ANA in Augsburg, Oberhausen or Stuttgart - at Arthotel ANA, comfort, state-of-the-art technology and stylish design that ensures well-being go hand in hand. This makes GSH 's concepts suitable for both existing conversions and new buildings. The serviced apartments of the ANA Living by Arthotel ANA brand, on the other hand, were designed for long-term guests. Similar to Arthotels ANA, the focus here is on services, furnishings and contemporary design in the midscale segment. In addition, the Arthotel ANA brand itself also acts as a franchisor. As another brand, Rilano Hotels & Resorts stands for timeless elegance and style, high service quality and integration of the latest technologies. The name Rilano combines the best of three countries with a great tradition of hospitality: Italy as a symbol of ease and joie de vivre, America as the country of origin of state-of-the-art technologies and high service standards, and domestic German roots symbolizing reliability and quality.


About Gorgeous Smiling Hotels:

As the holding company, GSH coordinates development, yield management, purchasing and sales as well as the marketing of the operating companies and all legal matters under one umbrella. Franchise partners of the GSH Group include global players such as InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton and Wyndham, whose brands have been successfully adapted for the European market. As a result, the portfolio currently comprises around 40 leased establishments and more than 20 management establishments, ranging from budget hotels and serviced apartments to upscale star hotels.
The group is expanding particularly strongly in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands - further expansion plans for Europe are already in place.


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