Millennium Hotels and Resorts has appointed Christian Palacin as general manager of Millennium Al Barsha, set to open in the summer of 2019.
Palacin will be responsible for all aspects of operations. The hospitality professional started his career 25 years ago and has held several senior management positions with international hospitality brands including Sheraton and Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon, Abu Dhabi and the Philippines. During the span of his career, he has taken part in large renovation projects, rebranding and hotel openings.
Millennium Al Barsha is a 4-star property owned and developed by Deyaar Development PJSC. The hotel houses 299 rooms and suites and 109 serviced apartments, all featuring modern amenities and technology.
The hotel’s restaurants include House of Colours for all-day dining, Moroccan Kitchen which serves authentic Moroccan cuisine and Pool Deck, a rooftop lounge serving light snacks and beverages.
In addition, Millennium Al Barsha features a massage and skincare centre, two temperature-controlled swimming pools, a state-of-the-art gym, a sauna and a steam room. A fully equipped Kids Club as well as a playground are available. The hotel also includes conference and meeting rooms.