From January 1, 2016, Daniel Twerenbold will take over the lead of the hotel.

Knechtli will leave the Rezidor Hotel Group by the end of 2015, after 30 years of service. Daniel was also appointed as District Director for all Radisson Blu hotels in Switzerland and will thus be responsible for revenue development in the entire market. Daniel’s inauguration was celebrated with a ceremonial handover of the key in the hotel last night.

His new position will lead Swiss-born Daniel back to his home country after various posts abroad, managing for example hotels in Egypt, Russia, Estonia, Sweden and the UK. Here, he was already responsible for managing a Carlson Rezidor airport hotel. Most recently, he acted as District Director for the Rezidor Hotel Group in the Nordics, where 12 Radisson Blu hotels in Denmark, Iceland and Sweden reported to him. In this role, he delivered impressive results. “We appreciate his very agile, engaging leadership style and with more than 25 years of experience, he is a genuine specialist of the hotel industry!” says Arno Schwalie, Area Vice President Central Europe at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.