The soon to be opened W Dubai The Palm will be led by general manager Anne Scott.
Scott joined W Dubai – The Palm after eight years in Asia Pacific, where she held the role of general manager at the St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Residences, St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay, The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort and Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort.
“As the first foray for Marriott International on Palm Jumeirah and the first W Escape (Resort) in the UAE, I am proud to be the fearless leader of this luxury rebel brand,” said Scott.
“The team’s international and eclectic backgrounds, coupled with their passionate lifestyles is electric. I have no doubt that this winning combination will be key to bringing the W Brand to life. W Dubai – The Palm will steal the scene with its innovative design, dynamic programming and limitless style.”
Scott’s efforts in Asia earned her the designation of “Asia’s Leading Woman in Hospitality” 2011 from the Women in Leadership Forum, as well as Starwood President’s Award 2012 for “Outstanding Team” on the launch of a coral nursery. Prior to Asia, she also held the role of hotel manager of The Park Tower, Knightsbridge, London – a member of The Luxury Collection.