The Oberoi, Al Zorah, has appointed Burkhard Wolter as the new general manager at the property.
A joint venture between the Government of Ajman and Solidere International, Al Zorah is the flagship project of Solidere International in the UAE.
Wolter has been in the hospitality industry for over two decades and has worked in the Middle East with the Shangri-La, Kempinski, Le Meridien and the Four Seasons over the last eight years. He brings significant experience in the launch and pre-opening paheses of hotels and has managed large and diverse workforces through his career.
In his new role, Wolter will manage The Oberoi, Al Zorah, part of the luxury Oberoi brand.
Imad Dana, CEO, Al Zorah Development Company, said: “We are very pleased to welcome the Oberoi brand to Al Zorah. Their association with our project is reflective of the perfect synergy – one that embodies sophisticated luxury. We wish Mr. Wolter every success in his new role at The Oberoi, Al Zorah.”
Commenting on his appointment, Wolter said: “I’ve embarked on an exciting journey with The Oberoi, Al Zorah which will offer guests a hospitality experience like no other in the UAE. The Oberoi, Al Zorah has already been voted one of the top 16 hotel openings to look forward to this year by Vogue magazine. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has also been voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure, and is synonymous, across the world, with providing the right blend of service, luxury and quiet efficiency. I shall ensure the same standards are delivered at The Oberoi, Al Zorah.”
The Oberoi, Al Zorah is scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2016.