Hyatt Hotels names area vice president for Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 01 Jun 2020

Fathi Khogaly has been appointed as Area Vice President for Hyatt Hotels in Dubai. In addition to his responsibilities as Cluster General Manager of Grand Hyatt Dubai and Hyatt Place Hotels Dubai, according to the group, he will now also provide support to all other Hyatt hotels located in Dubai – Park Hyatt Dubai, Hyatt

Marriott International announces new global leadership appointments

by Dina Maaty | 13 May 2020

Marriott International today announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as Group President, the Americas, towards the end of 2020 and retire from Marriott in the first quarter of 2021, after 36 years with the company. Liam Brown will take on the role of Group President, North

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City appoints F&B manager

by Dina Maaty | 11 May 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City has appointed Elliot McKenzie as its new Food & Beverage manager. Before moving to Dubai and Radisson Blu one year ago (as Front of House Manager), McKenzie spent two years at InterContinental London – The O2, having previously spent five years at the Celtic Manor Resort in a variety

Reform Social & Grill appoints general manager

by Dina Maaty | 03 May 2020

Part of the Gates Hospitality portfolio, British gastropub Reform Social & Grill has welcomed Monique Lindsay as general manager. In her new role, according to the group, Lindsay will oversee a team of 80 staff, running breakfast, lunch and dinner service at the casual dining spot, seven days a week.  Lindsay is Scottish and brings

Constance Moofushi, Maldives names general manager

by Dina Maaty | 20 Apr 2020

Constance Hotels & Resorts has appointed Henri Arnulphy as general manager of Constance Moofushi in the Maldives. Henri has 13 years of professional background in the hospitality industry with previous experiences and knowledge gained in Mauritius at the beginning of his career, followed by Australia, China, UAE, and on board a luxury yacht. In January

Park Inn By Radisson, Dubai Motor City appoints revenue manager

by Dina Maaty | 12 Apr 2020

Park Inn by Radisson, Dubai Motor City, has appointed Erika Gudauskaite as its new revenue manager. Gudauskaite started her career with Radisson Hotel Group in 2013 as Front Office Receptionist at Radisson Blu Hotel, Klaipeda, Lithuania and moved to Dubai and Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City in 2016 June as Assistant reservations manager and

Ascott chief takes on additional role as CapitaLand’s lodging CEO

by Dina Maaty | 06 Apr 2020

CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand), one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, has announced the appointment of Kevin Goh as its new chief executive officer, Lodging. In this new role, according to the group, Goh will oversee CapitaLand Group’s lodging business. Lodging is one of the three pillars of the Group’s strategic businesses for sustainable growth,

Park Inn by Radisson, Dubai Motor City appoints new cluster management team

by Dina Maaty | 24 Mar 2020

Park Inn by Radisson, Dubai Motor City, has appointed a new cluster management team. Driving the team is James Berry as the Cluster General Manager. Berry, 42, from Northamptonshire, England, began his management career as General Manager in 2008 and brings with him over 20 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry. Prior

The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah names director of operations

by Dina Maaty | 17 Mar 2020

The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah, UAE has promoted Nezha Aanou to the role of director of operations. Now overseeing the daily operational tasks to ensure the delivery of the highest service standards to guests, while cultivating a healthy work environment for colleagues, Nezha brings 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry to her role,

London Dairy Café appoints general manager of operations

by Dina Maaty | 08 Mar 2020

London Dairy Café has appointed Florencia Beschtedt as general manager of operations. According to the café, Beschtedt is tasked with overseeing all aspects of London Dairy Café ventures. She will play a key role in meeting the brand’s aggressive growth goals. “I’m thrilled to be working with one of the respected brands. London Dairy Café

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