Lionel Messi buys luxury hotel in Sotogrande, then promptly fires all the staff

Lionel Messi buys luxury hotel in Sotogrande, then promptly fires all the staff By on Feb 11, 2022 in Accommodation, Europe, Hotels, Regions, Spain, Western Europe

It’s being reported that Paris St. Germain footballer Lionel Messi has bought a luxury hotel and then promptly fired the staff working there. Messi’s MIM Hotels Group has bought the Hotel Marítimo de Sotogrande on the marina in San Roque – the sixth propery acquired by the group.

Sotogrande is a high-end holiday destination and, given that the Argentine is well-known for his business acumen, is perhaps not a surprising purchase. However, what has happened next has been somewhat more newsworth; all the staff – 40 in total and some of which had worked there for decades – are said to have been fired.

In a statement to the media, the mayor of San Roque (Cádiz), Juan Carlos Ruiz-Boix,

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