Nicolas Beliard Appointed GM of The Peninsula Paris

Nicolas Beliard, Peninsula Hotels

Nicolas Beliard, Peninsula HotelsThe Paris luxury hotel scene keeps getting hotter and hotter, and we’re eagerly anticipating the arrival of The Peninsula Hotels in 2014. The Hong Kong-based company has been busy transforming a century-old Beaux-Arts building on Avenue Kléber into its first luxury hotel in Europe. The latest news: Nicolas Beliard has been appointed General Manager of The Peninsula Paris, effective January 1, 2013. He will oversee the launch of the talked-about hotel.

Beliard currently manages The Peninsula Bangkok, and upon his departure, Katja Henke will be promoted to General Manager. A graduate of Princeton and Cornell, Beliard—a French citizen-- began his career in St. Tropez and has worked for numerous international luxury hotels including Four Seasons in New York, Paris, the Caribbean, and Geneva; The Waldorf Astoria and The Pierre hotels in New York; and the Mandarin Oriental in Miami. For more information, visit

Suggested Articles:

The Andhorinha, which will exclusively sail Portugal’s Douro River, will have an interior design reminiscent of the local culture. See more here.

The hotel has debuted exclusive one-, two- and three-bedroom villas that each offer a pool and outdoor living spaces. Learn more here.

With visitor numbers to Hong Kong down nearly 40%, the tourism board launched special offers covering hotels, flights, shopping and attractions.