Appointments

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.

Millennium Atria Business Bay appoints hotel manager

by Dina Maaty | 17 Jul 2019

Millennium Atria Business Bay has appointed Ziad El Hawi as hotel manager. A Lebanese national, El Hawi joins Millennium Atria Business Bay with a wealth of more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, specialising in sales and marketing and working within five-star establishments across the Middle East region. Located in Business Bay, the

Hyatt Place Dubai names cluster hotel manager

by Dina Maaty | 17 Jul 2019

Hyatt Place Dubai/Wasl District, the third property under Hyatt’s Select Service brand portfolio in the UAE, has appointed Bhishmaraj Singh as cluster hotel manager. According to the property, Singh will lead the Hyatt Place Dubai hotel’s senior management team, ensuring seamless operations are maintained across the three properties: Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigga, Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas

Paramount Hotel Dubai announces executive board appointments

by Dina Maaty | 14 Jul 2019

Californian-style property Paramount Hotel Dubai, set to open in the last quarter of 2019, has announced the names of its new Executive Board members. Inspired by the Paramount Pictures vocabulary, hotel staff will be called ‘Paramount Cast Members’, and the Executive Board members ‘Executive Producers’.  Heading the release is Director (General Manager) Wael Soueid, who

Amwaj Rotana appoints general manager

by Dina Maaty | 14 Jul 2019

Located at The Walk, JBR, Amwaj Rotana has named Hossam Kamal as its new general manager. Starting his career in Cairo, Egypt, Kamal has worked for InterContinental Hotels Group, Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi and The Cove Rotana Resort in Ras Al Khaimah. Kamal was general manager at Fujairah Rotana Resort and Spa and

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island names hotel manager

by Dina Maaty | 14 Jul 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island has appointed Pieter van Beugen as hotel manager. Van Beugen began his career in Salzburg Austria, and from there held several management positions in Austria, Switzerland and the UAE. Most recently, Pieter served as director of operations at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island. DoubleTree









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