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New Senior Development Manager At Park Regis Kris Kin

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2019

Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel an upscale five-star property located opposite of Burjuman Centre has recently appointed Samy Kamal Abd El Hammed as senior development manager. Hammed will oversee corporate and government accounts in the region and will work closely with Ovidiu Marica, director of sales. Hammed brings with him more than 12 years’ extensive

Raffles Dubai Makes Two Senior Appointments

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Jan 2019

Raffles Dubai has made two senior female appointments, Evita Chidiac as director of rooms and Marina Kutskaya as spa manager. Chidiac will be responsible for overseeing all rooms division functions at Raffles Dubai and leading the teams to elevate guest satisfaction scores towards commercially impactful outcomes. With 15 years of managerial experience in luxury hospitality,

New DOSM At Millennium Airport Hotel

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Jan 2019

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has announced the appointment of Purnima Sunil as the director of sales and marketing. Sunil has over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry and her previous employment was with Bonnington Hotel Dubai, where she held the role of director of business development from 2015 to 2018. An Indian national,

TIME Hotels appoints new executive chef

by Mahak Mannan | 03 Oct 2018

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, has enhanced its culinary offerings with the appointment of a new executive chef and the opening of two new F&B outlets, Pranzo and Mugs & Munch. Hailing from South Florida in the USA, chef Adam Schorr joins TIME Oak Hotel & Suites with over 20 years

Habtoor Palace Appoints New GM

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Sep 2018

The recently re-branded Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts, has announced that Wael Maatouk has been appointed as the hotel’s new general manager. In his official role, Maatouk will solidify Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts’s reputation as one of Dubai’s leading luxury hotels, as well as overseeing  day-to-day operations, profitability, and overall guest satisfaction.

AccorHotels Appoints Regional CEO

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Sep 2018

Mark Willis to oversee a portfolio of 400 hotels in operation and pipeline and to drive continued growth and performance AccorHotels has announced the appointment of Mark Willis as the chief executive officer, AccorHotels Middle East and Africa. Based in Dubai, Willis will be responsible for overseeing a combined network of close to 400 hotels

GM Interview: In their shoes

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Aug 2018

We speak to James Berry, the recently appointed general Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, on his new role. Tell us about yourself. I started as a waiter 23 years back and fell in love with hospitality. I have been a general manager for ten years now at five different properties and have

Radisson Blu Hotel Media City welcomes new director of sales

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Jul 2018

Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City, has appointed Mohammed Amjad as the new director of sales for the 246-key property. “We are pleased to welcome Amjad to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City family. I am confident that with his many years of experience and his sharp sense of sales know-how, he is the

Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana welcomes new director of sales

by Mahak Mannan | 15 Jul 2018

Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi has appointed Munawar Ali as the new director of sales. In this role, Ali will entail organising and directing all sales efforts towards achieving objectives and revenue goals for the property. He will be in charge of developing the core strategy and budgets while ensuring productivity and quality

The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery makes new appointment

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Jul 2018

Francesco Pompilio has taken on the role of rooms division manager at the holistic wellbeing resort The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery has announced the appointment of Francesco Pompilio as its new rooms division manager. Pompilio has 16 years of hospitality experience in key tourist destinations having spent most of his years in the industry with









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