Andrew Langdon named chief development officer at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

The Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok

Switzerland's Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Andrew Langdon as global chief development officer. The move comes amid the company’s efforts to expand the brand’s global presence, especially in Asia.

Mövenpick expects Langdon to drive growth and expansion in key markets across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe. It plans to meet its global vision of operating more than 100 properties by 2020.

Langdon joined Mövenpick two years ago as SVP Asia. He spearheaded a period of expansion with nine currently operating hotels and 20 more in Mövenpick’s pipeline. Before his time at Mövenpick, Langdon maintained a position as EVP at JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group in Asia.

Virtual Event


Survival in these times is highly dependent on a hotel's ability to quickly adapt and pivot their business to meet the current needs of travelers and the surrounding community. Join us for Optimization Part 2 – a FREE virtual event – as we bring together top players in the industry to discuss alternative uses when occupancy is down, ways to boost F&B revenue, how to help your staff adjust to new challenges and more, in a series of panels focused on how you can regain profitability during this crisis.

Asia locations currently in Mövenpick’s pipeline include signed deals in Oman and the Maldives.

In collaboration with Oman’s Civil Services Employees Pension Fund, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts signed the opening of its first property in Muscat in March of this year. The company intends the 274-room Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Al Azaiba Muscat to support Oman’s vastly growing tourism industry.  

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Kuredhivaru Maldives in Noonu Atoll is the the group’s first resort in the Maldives. During the signing of the resort in late April, Langdon said, "It’s no secret that the Maldives is a much-sought-after holiday destination that is still increasing in popularity.”

In response to this growing demand, the company plans to open the luxury resort in the second quarter of 2018. The ultra-exclusive will include 33 beach villas and 72 over-water villas.

Suggested Articles

The companies are working to develop a new hotel gym experience.

The Hotel Kansas City plans to use Knowland’s data to find accounts both in its market and in competitive markets to drive new business.

The total U.S. hotel construction pipeline at the end of Q3 2020 was down 7 percent by projects and 6 percent by rooms year over year.