H Hospitality Collection appoints Olivier Arthur De Kermel as new GM of Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – The H Hospitality Collection, a UAE based hospitality management company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Arthur De Kermel as the new General Manager of Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa, one of the top luxurious hotels in Rabat, Morocco.

Originally from France, De Kermel has over 36 years of hospitality experience and held several managerial positions in countries such as Tunisia, Seychelles, Morocco and Brazil, working with renowned hotel groups such as Hilton, Holiday Inn, and Ramada. From starting his career as a Front Office Manager in France to being a General Manager at over five different properties, he has honed his leadership talents and managed multicultural teams with great success.

De Kermel’s strengths in operations management, guest experience and quality assurance, business development and strategic planning are key to successfully oversee the day-to-day operations of the newly-refurbished Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa. A people-oriented person, he will be working closely with the staff and guests at all levels, ensuring a memorable boutique experience.

Claudio Capaccioli, Chief Executive Officer, H Hospitality Collection, states, “We are thrilled with the addition of Olivier Arthur De Kermel to the Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa team. The boutique hotel is poised to be one of the best hotels in Rabat and we are confident that Olivier’s wide-ranging skillset will contribute to the property reaching new heights under his leadership.”

On his appointment, De Kermel, said, “The property is even more stunning after renovation and I am very excited to start this new journey. Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa has so many great things to offer, in fact, we will be revealing great news soon that will completely add more value to our guest’s experience. We will continue to provide the utmost tailor-made luxurious level of service to satisfy both patrons and new clients alike.”

After months of detailed work, guests of Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa will enjoy an upgraded seamless holiday experience with the addition of 27 new luxury rooms, a congress centre, picturesque gardens and a completely new gourmet restaurant specialised in Mediterranean cuisine influenced by Moroccan traditions.


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