With over 12 years’ experience in the hotel and hospitality industry, Globy Ouseph joins Sofitel London Gatwick, managed and operated by Arora Hotels, from his most recent positon as Hotel Manager at the 605-room Sofitel London Heathrow, also part of the Arora Group.
Globy joined Sofitel London Heathrow in 2013 as Food & Beverage Manager. Ouseph will start his new role on 30th May 2016.
Prior to working for Arora Hotels, Ouseph worked at The Hilton Waldorf in central London for over 10 years, progressing from his management trainee position to Director of Conference & Banqueting followed by Hotel Operations Manager in a platform that helped to establish Ouseph as an exceptional leader and hotel operator of luxury London hotels.
Vincent Madden, Director of Operations at Arora Hotels, a division of the Arora Group, commented on the appointment: “I am very pleased to announce Globy’s appointment as General Manager of Sofitel London Gatwick. With extensive knowledge of Accor’s luxury Sofitel brand and a thorough understanding of how to maximise both the extensive conference offering and the popular Park, Rest and Fly proposition at Sofitel Gatwick, Globy is exceptionally well-placed to ensure our guests continue to enjoy a seamless hotel experience whilst travelling through or visiting the airport.”
Ouseph says of his appointment, “I am delighted to have been given the opportunity as General Manager of the prestigious Sofitel London Gatwick, to maintain its position as the only premium and luxury hotel experience at the airport with direct 3-minute access straight into the terminal. It’s a busy, stylish hotel with fantastic facilities for the local market as well as a true 24/7 service for international travellers in and out of London. With some newly refurbished spaces and more partnerships now in place at the airport, we’re looking forward to a great year ahead.”
Sofitel London Gatwick, situated off junction 9 of the M23, is directly connected to Gatwick’s North Terminal via a covered walkway and only a short monorail ride from the South Terminal. The hotel boasts 518 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, 14 conference and meeting rooms with first class facilities which can cater for up to 300 delegates. The hotel’s onsite car park, with space for 565 vehicles, secures its popularity as a first rate Park, Rest and Fly product for leisure and business travellers using the London airport
Sofitel London Gatwick offers three restaurants including, Le Café, a café-style terrace in a vibrant and informal setting, the serene and relaxed Gatwick Oriental serving delicious dishes from the Far East and La Brasserie serving modern European dishes in a stylish setting. The hotel also offers 2 bars including La Terrasse, a Parisian street-style bar which is the social hub of the hotel and Kua Bar a glamorous cocktail bar with its unique balcony setting.
The Sofitel London Gatwick is managed and operated by The Arora Group under a franchise agreement with Accor Hotels.