Appointments

Sheraton Grand Hotel appoints general manager

by Dina Maaty | 08 Oct 2019

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai has appointed Anna Collier as the new general manager. According to the property, Collier will be responsible for overall hotel performance and operations. Bringing more than two decades of experience in the hospitality sector, she will continue to grow the hotel’s position within the local and international markets. Collier has been

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh appoints director of Food & Beverage

by Dina Maaty | 08 Oct 2019

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre has announced the appointment of Leonardo Concezzi as director of Food & Beverage. According to the property, the Italian-born culinary master will lead and oversee all daily operations and management of the hotel’s three distinct restaurants together with its banquet operations. With a career spanning three decades and

The H Dubai Hotel appoints director of sales

by Dina Maaty | 07 Oct 2019

The H Dubai Hotel, a 5-star property, has announced the appointment of Sherif El Mansoury as director of sales. Moving from The H Resort Seychelles, the property has assigned El Mansoury the task of leading the hotel’s sales team, playing an integral role in the development and implementation of strategic sales plans and initiatives to

Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort appoints food & beverage manager

by Dina Maaty | 03 Oct 2019

Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort has appointed Paolo Rellini as food and beverage manager. Rellini will oversee the resort’s four restaurants as well as all in-room and event services. He joins the Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort team with over 17 years of hospitality experience. With an extensive tenure with Princess

Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara appoints executive chef

by Dina Maaty | 03 Oct 2019

Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara in Oman has appointed Luke Borg as the resort’s new executive chef. With more than 18 years of experience, Chef Borg held the executive chef title for a number of international luxury brands across five different countries including Thailand, Guinea, Mozambique, Oman and Malta. According to the property, Borg

The H Hospitality Collection appoints corporate HR director

by Dina Maaty | 02 Oct 2019

The H Hospitality Collection, a UAE based hospitality management company, has appointed Ute Saltenberger as corporate human resources director. According to the company, Saltenberger will play a vital role in overseeing the group’s human resources programmes and initiatives. She will support and coach the Executive team on all people-related and a variety of human resources matters

Accor Hotels appoints complex hotel manager for two ibis properties

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2019

Anoop Dhondoo has been appointed as complex hotel manager for ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central. According to the property, Dhondoo will take on the role at Dubai’s ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central – the largest ibis hotel in the GCC region, the third in Accor’s World Trade Centre property

Fairmont Ajman appoints general manager

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2019

Fairmont Ajman has appointed Kosta Kourotsidis as general manager for the 252-key luxury beachfront resort. According to the property, Kourotsidis will be responsible for the overall operations, performance and strategic direction in conjunction with the brand strategy in delivering exceptional results, at the company’s beachfront resort, which also comprises eight food and beverage outlets. He

Marriott Al Jaddaf makes two new appointments to sales and marketing team

by Dina Maaty | 30 Sep 2019

Marriott Al Jaddaf has made two new appointments, with Scott Catling joining as director of sales and marketing, and Astuti Singh as marketing and PR manager. According to the property, Catling will now be leading the sales and marketing team at Marriott Al Jaddaf as well as developing and implementing strategic plans. Moreover, developing sales

Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences appoints general manager

by Dina Maaty | 26 Sep 2019

Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences has announced the appointment of Nemo Acimovic as general manager of the 677-room property. Acimovic brings 28 years of experience in the hospitality sector and a proven track record in leading international luxury hotels in the Middle East, Australia, and Europe. Beginning his career with Hilton Sydney in the









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