Dress Best Uniforms and Corporate Wear appoints new managing director for the Middle East and Africa region

by Dina Maaty | 22 Aug 2019

Dress Best Uniforms and Corporate Wear has appointed Tolga Neftci as its new managing director for the Middle East and Africa region. The company was established in 1995 as a custom-made uniform supplier based in Istanbul, Turkey. According to the company, Neftci will be based in Dubai, overseeing the entire Operation in the region, and

Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites names hotel manager

by Dina Maaty | 18 Aug 2019

Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites has appointed Darin Davies as its new hotel manager. Davies started his hospitality career with Marriott in London, and held roles across different operational and sales disciplines, which include front of house manager, sales manager, rooms division manager, food and beverage manager, director of operations and director of sales

JA Resorts & Hotels appoints F&B team to lead 10 new restaurants

by Dina Maaty | 31 Jul 2019

JA Resorts & Hotels has added four new members to its F&B leadership to help launch 10 new restaurants in 2019. Heading the venues, set to open in collaboration with international chefs of Michelin star acclaim, are Olivier Belliard, director of Culinary and Kyra Bommelje, director of Food & Beverage – both at JA The

Emirates Palace welcomes new chef de cuisine

by Dina Maaty | 31 Jul 2019

Emirates Palace has appointed Johannes Tafel as its new chef de cuisine for Sayad Restaurant. A seafood restaurant, Sayad, which is Arabic for ‘fisherman’, boasts décor inspired by the Arabian Gulf. “With an array of top-quality ingredients so readily available, it’s a chef’s dream to be located in Abu Dhabi. From the fabulous fresh fish

Towers Rotana appoints director of sales

by Dina Maaty | 30 Jul 2019

Towers Rotana Dubai has appointed Dordije Jabucanin as director of sales. According to the property, Jabucanin will work closely with Towers Rotana’s senior management team to further strengthen the hotel’s strategy across key market segments, and hitting targets. Jabucanin has most recently served as key account director for Corporate Sales and MICE at the Rotana

Kerzner International names new general manager for Atlantis the Palm

by Dina Maaty | 25 Jul 2019

Kerzner International Holdings announced the promotion of two key executives, Massimiliano (Max) Zanardi has been named general manager of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai and Sergio Pereira general manager of Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco. According to Kerzner, Zanardi will lead the successful operation of Atlantis, The Palm, the flagship entertainment resort destination

Roda Al Murooj appoints director of revenue

by Dina Maaty | 25 Jul 2019

Roda Al Murooj has named Abhishek Ray as its new director of revenue and e-distribution. According to the property, Ray will drive revenue and e-distribution efforts for the 528 key hotel rooms and serviced apartments, including six dining and entertainment outlets, meeting rooms and a ballroom, in addition to a fitness centre and spa. Ray

Millennium Hotels appoints Hossam Nabil as cluster director of sales and marketing for three properties

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jul 2019

Millennium Al Barsha, Millennium Atria Business Bay and Millennium Montrose Executive Apartments announced the appointment of Hossam Nabil as cluster director of sales and marketing. “I am fortunate enough to be part of the success journey of Millennium Atria Business Bay, Millennium Al Barsha and Millennium Montrose Executive Apartments. In line with the hotels’ growth

Danat Al Ain Resort appoints food and beverage manager

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jul 2019

Danat Al Ain Resort has appointed Dennis Smith as their new food & beverage manager. According to the Resort, Smith will manage restaurants and banquet operations by developing new culinary experiences while maintaining the highest standards of service. He will oversee the hotels’ nine outlets, which include award-winning Indian restaurant Tanjore, in addition to Irish

Fairmont The Palm appoints Kai Winkler as general manager

by Dina Maaty | 22 Jul 2019

Fairmont The Palm has appointed Kai Winkler as the resort’s general manager. According to the property, Winkler will be taking over from the resort’s former general manager Mark Sawkins, who has grown within the ACCOR brand as vice president of luxury brands within the region. Winkler brings over two decades of experience to the position.

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