David Simon has been appointed as the new general manager of Palace Downtown – which is managed by Address Hotels & Resorts.
Formerly the hotel manager, Simon’s new role is driving the hotel’s ongoing growth strategy as well as staff leadership, recruitment, and management. He will continue to direct all aspects of daily operations, revenue generation and guest retention.
Simon said: “Our hotel stands apart for its highly individualistic architecture and its commitment to offer the highest levels of service to guests from all over the world.
“As part of the Address Hotels + Resorts portfolio, the hotel has set its own remarkable niche with its inimitable design and superior location.”
The appointment was welcomed by Olivier Harnisch, chief Executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, who said: “David’s appointment is representative of our forward-thinking for our premium luxury hotel and serviced residences brand, Address Hotels + Resorts, and for Palace Downtown.
“David will drive the growth of this exceptional hotel with a focus on building new clients and guest loyalty as well as transforming the hotel in line with our digital transformation goals.”