Dubai, 12th August 2018: Bahrain’s highly anticipated new all-suite hotel, The Merchant House, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Kim as General Manager. Justin joins the Campbell Gray Hotels property as part of the opening team and brings with him a wealth of industry experience. In this role, Justin will be responsible for managing the hotel operations and upholding the unparalleled personalized service and guest experience that is synonymous with Campbell Gray Hotels.
No stranger to the GCC, Justin’s previous role was at the W Dubai, Al Habtoor City, as Hotel Manager, where he was part of the opening team. Prior to this, Justin has held positions in leading international hotel chains including Marriot International, Banyan Tree Hotels, InterContinental Hotels Group and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
The Merchant House, Manama, Bahrain will be Campbell Gray Hotels’ first property in the GCC following on from the success of Le Gray in Beirut. Located next to the vibrant Bab el-Bahrain Souk, the hotel development comes at an exciting time as the surrounding area is currently being regenerated; re-establishing the prominence of the old Souk and original heart of Manama. Every aspect of The Merchant House has been planned and designed to be fun and relaxed. The philosophy at Campbell Gray Hotels: ‘every decision made is in favour of the guest’ will ring very true at The Merchant House. The property, with its premium location and authentic personalized service, is set to become the Kingdom’s hotel of choice for discerning leisure and business travellers.
Upon joining the all-suite boutique hotel, Justin said, “I am honoured to be a part of Campbell Gray Hotels’ highly talented team of creative and inspiring individuals. There is an increasing demand for individuality, originality and perhaps, most important of all, intelligence, in hotels which The Merchant House recognizes. I am looking forward to welcoming guests from across the world to this stunning hotel.”
About The Merchant House
The Merchant House, part of the Campbell Gray Hotels group, is an all-suite boutique hotel featuring 47 suites, each with an open plan kitchen and dining area, as well as open plan sitting rooms. Designed for both business and leisure, The Merchant House is one of the most interesting new additions to the charming city of Manama. Located in a culturally vibrant location next to the Bab el-Bahrain Souk, this new development in the heart of Manama comes at an exciting time as the surrounding area is currently part of a regeneration project to re-establish the prominence of the old Souk and original heart of Manama.
About Campbell Gray Hotels
Campbell Gray Hotels® is an international hotel management company focussed on creating and designing a collection of highly individual hotels around the world. With its parent company, the Audeh Group, managing the group’s assets, Campbell Gray Hotels is an owner-operator and with this comes a complete and comprehensive understanding of what it takes to develop, own and operate hotels, residences, offices and retail.