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Rosalind Parsk takes up new executive chef role

by Crystal Chesters | 10 Jan 2017

Rosalind Parsk has been appointed executive chef at the Courtyard by Marriott Dubai Green Community following four years with Jumeirah Group. Chef Parsk commented: “I am delighted to begin 2017 with the Marriott family in my new role as executive chef at the Courtyard Green Community. I look forward to serving the community and food

Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center appoints new GM

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Jan 2017

Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, has appointed Matthias Widor as its new general manager. “I believe that this is going to be a very exciting and fun journey, with an amazingly talented team made up of diverse nationalities all of who are focused on the goal, we have for the Courtyard by

Sheraton Oman reopens following extensive renovations

by Sophia Soltani | 17 Oct 2016

Sheraton Hotels and Resorts has reopened the Sheraton Oman following a transformative renovation of its guestrooms, public spaces and food and beverage offerings.  Owned by Al Hashar Hotels LLC, under the umbrella of Al Hashar Group, and in association with Twenty14 Holdings, the 230-room hotel has been a landmark in Muscat for over three decades

Catering interview: JW Marriott Hotel Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 25 Sep 2016

After 23 years on the market, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai is one of the most established caterers in the emirate, partnering with the likes of the Rugby Sevens, Dubai World Cup, and a host of world-class concerts. Today the team is focused on ramping up its portfolio and expanding into new UAE locations, all the

Marriott Al Jaddaf appoints Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences expert as new spa manager

by Sophia Soltani | 22 Aug 2016

Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai has appointed Anand Kumar as the new spa manager of Saray Spa, where he will manage and lead the operational, strategic and financial performance of Saray Spa and Health Club. Kumar brings with him over 13 years of experience in the spa and hospitality industry having previously worked as the

Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites hires new chef

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jun 2016

The Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites in Dubai Marina, has appointed Chadi Terro as executive chef. Originally from Barja, Lebanon, Terro started his career at Le Meridien Beirut, Intercontinental Phoenicia Beirut, before moving to InterContinental Doha as sous chef of Fish Market, the hotel’s award-winning seafood restaurant. He later moved to the UAE where

Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek names new GM

by Sophia Soltani | 06 Jun 2016

Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek has appointed Brian Nourollahi as the new general manager of the property. Nourollahi  joins from the Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa, the first Marriott property in the capital of Ethiopia where he also held the position of General Manager. A seasoned hotelier, Nourollahi brings with him strong background knowledge of

JW Marriott Marquis reports 13% revenue increase in 2015

by Sophia Soltani | 29 Mar 2016

The world’s tallest hotel,  JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has revealed that it saw revenue up by 13% in 2015.  The 5-star hotel experienced an inventory increase of 22% during the year and yet occupancies across its 1608 rooms remained constant and in excess of 73%. The hotel also hit 100% occupancy on more than 45

Qatar-born chef joins Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf

by Dina Maaty | 28 Mar 2016

Chef Essam Nabhan has been appointed as executive chef at Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Jaddaf, Dubai. In his new role, the Doha-born chef is overseeing six restaurants and bars. Nabhan trained at Culinary Arts from Ismaila Hotel Institute before joining Doha Sheraton Hotel’s fine dining team in 1993. Six

Canadian rock and roll concept Weslodge opens in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 16 Mar 2016

Canadian saloon-inspired concept, Weslodge Saloon has opened at the JW Marriott Marquis in Business Bay. Icon Legacy Hospitality and INK Entertainment, both from Canada, joined forces with Icon Arabia and Daman Investments to bring Weslodge to Dubai. The brand, which defines itself as ‘rock and roll chic’ features North American cuisine and hip hop and









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