Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek has appointed Brian Nourollahi as the new general manager of the property.
Nourollahi joins from the Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa, the first Marriott property in the capital of Ethiopia where he also held the position of General Manager.
A seasoned hotelier, Nourollahi brings with him strong background knowledge of Marriott International, having successfully managed hotels across the Middle East and Africa after moving to this region from the United States. Through his career he has held key assignments in the rooms and food and beverage departments.
Nourollahi began his career with Marriott International in 1988 as Beverage Manager at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, where he also moved on to further roles including Restaurant Manager and Banquet Manager. In 1998 he moved to the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club in Hawaii as Director of Restaurants. After four years, he moved back to the Atlanta Airport Marriott as Director of Restaurants, before returning to Hawaii as Director of Restaurants for the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in 2004. In 2007, he was appointed Director of Food & Beverage at the Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa where he was promoted to Resident Manager in 2009.
In 2011, Brian held his first General Manager position at the Marriott Taba Heights Resort on the shores of the Red Sea in Egypt. This was followed by the GM position at the Petra Marriott Hotel in Jordan from 2014 to 2015.
Commenting on his appointment, Nourollahi said: “I’m thrilled to be in Dubai to take on a new challenge with Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek. I am looking forward to continuing this iconic hotels success.”