Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah appoints executive chef

by Dina Maaty | 16 Dec 2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has appointed Chef Andrea Fioravanti as its new executive chef, overseeing the hotel’s expansive culinary offering. With a career spanning more than two decades, Chef Fioravanti is an Italian national who has worked within luxury hotels and Michelin-star restaurants across the globe from the UK, Spain and Taiwan to Macau

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr appoints director of marketing

by Dina Maaty | 16 Dec 2019

Mouna Ouni has been appointed as Fairmont Bab Al Bahr’s director of marketing. In her new capacity, according to the property, Ouni will be working closely with the hotel’s director of sales and marketing to ensure that Fairmont Bab Al Bahr maintains its competitive positioning in the industry through innovative marketing campaigns and by introducing

TRYP by Wyndham Dubai appoints operations manager

by Dina Maaty | 27 Nov 2019

TRYP by Wyndham Dubai has announced the appointment of George Farouk as operations manager. In his new role as operations manager, the property announced that Farouk will oversee operations across all departments throughout the hotel including its 650 rooms, three food and beverage outlets and NEST, one of the region’s first full service co-working space

Radisson Hotel Group appoints safety and security champion

by Dina Maaty | 26 Nov 2019

Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Rashid Sleiman, a Lebanese national, as their new safety and security champion. According to the property, Sleiman will assist the regional team in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon with any required audits, security, support, reporting and other tasks. Together with his team, he’s responsible for improving hotel safety, security and guest

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai appoints new executive chef

by Dina Maaty | 25 Nov 2019

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai has appointed Chef Nachwan Koukach as its executive chef. The Syrian national brings with him over two decades of kitchen expertise in the Middle East and GCC region. According to the property, he will oversee over 95 chefs and staff, kitchen operation of eight dining outlets, including its award-winning brunch

IHG Hotels Festival City announces new senior-level appointments

by Dina Maaty | 20 Nov 2019

InterContinental Hotels at Dubai Festival City has announced the latest appointments across flagship hotels in the UAE within its senior leadership team. Karim Abdelhamid has been appointed as hotels manager for InterContinental Dubai Festival City, InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Festival City, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City and Festival Arena. According to the property, Abdelhamid will

Hilton appoints new marketing lead for RAK properties

by Dina Maaty | 20 Nov 2019

Hilton has appointed Dora Hrkač as cluster marketing & communications manager. According to the property, she will be responsible for driving communication strategies for Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa and Hilton Garden Inn, Ras Al Khaimah. A Croatian national with over a decade of public relations and journalism experience, Hrkač joins Hilton from

Grand Millennium Business Bay appoints director of sales and marketing

by Dina Maaty | 19 Nov 2019

Grand Millennium Business Bay, located on Marasi Drive, has announced the appointment of Hussein Gamaleldin as director of Sales and Marketing of the hotel. Bringing over 18 years of extensive experience in sales and marketing in the hospitality industry, the property has announced that Gamaleldin will play a pivotal role in developing key strategies to

Jumeirah Group announces new appointments in the UAE, London and Frankfurt

by Dina Maaty | 17 Nov 2019

Jumeirah Group has announced four new appointments for prominent positions in key markets of the hospitality groups’ local and international portfolio, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London and Frankfurt. In London, The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah announced the appointment of Aaron Kaupp, regional vice president of London properties and Jumeirah Frankfurt, and General Manager of The Carlton

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City appoints guest service manager

by Dina Maaty | 12 Nov 2019

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City has appointed Claudia Pittau as its guest service manager. Pittau is originally from Sardinia, Italy, and joins the hotel after spending four years in London where she began her career as a receptionist at Hilton, to later become guest relations manager at InterContinental London – The O2. According to

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