JA Resorts & Hotels has named Thomas Grundner as its new group director of sales and marketing.
In his new position, Grundner (pictured right) will oversee all sales, marketing and revenue efforts as the company continues to build on its key growth and development strategies and further cultivate its unique blend of ‘Heartfelt Hospitality’ and ‘Casual Luxury’ to guests across the globe.
David Thomson, COO JA Resorts & Hotels, said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Thomas to the JA family to help drive the brand forward. He comes to this role with global expertise in hospitality and a wealth of experience in the United Arab Emirates.
“His experience in the development of international leisure and regional corporate markets will be invaluable in ensuring our portfolio of properties is the first choice for both international leisure and business travellers.”
Grundner has worked across many international markets including Germany, Egypt, and Spain in senior commercial roles within established and globally known brands such as Jumeirah and Meydan Hospitality. Thomas joins from Millennium where he was vice president sales and marketing.
He said: “JA Resorts & Hotels has a unique portfolio of luxury hotels, resorts and leisure operations across the United Arab Emirates, the Maldives and the Seychelles and with their brand promise to provide an environment which captures the generous spirit of ‘heartfelt hospitality’ and ‘casual luxury’. I am looking forward to be part of such a great team and build the brand forward.”