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

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