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New GM At Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Apr 2019

Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira has announced the appointment of its new general manager, Georges El Hachem. El Hachem holds a degree in Hospitality Management and started his journey with the IHG brand when he joined Phoenicia InterContinental Beirut in April 2002 trying himself in various roles of food & beverage, housekeeping, reservations, and sales departments. El Hachem

JA Resorts & Hotels Makes New Appointments

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Mar 2019

JA Resorts & Hotels recently announced the appointment of Australian national, Tim Quarm as cluster general manager and promotion of Emirati, Murad Ahmed to cluster executive assistant manager, Rooms. Tim Quarm will oversee the full management of both JA Oasis Beach Tower and JA Ocean View Hotel, while Murad Ahmed will oversee the Rooms division

The H Dubai Appoints New Executive Chef

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Mar 2019

The H Dubai Hotel has announced the appointment of Hamzeh Saffaf Mahmoud as the new executive chef, looking after all operations for the hotel main kitchen. Chef Mahmoud joins from Rotana Hotels, with over 11 years of experience in UAE market. He started his culinary journey in 2008 with Le Meridien Hotel Dubai, where he held

Al Khoory Hotels Appoints New Senior Leadership Team

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Mar 2019

Al Khoory Hotels, the hospitality arm of family-owned UAE conglomerate Al Khoory Group, has announced changes in its executive management with a view to expand its market presence, drive sales, and improve operational efficiencies, guest reviews, and credibility. The group, which owns four properties in the mid-market segment in Dubai, is currently in a growth phase

New Chef De Cuisine At Waldorf Astoria RAK

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Feb 2019

Hilton Hotels has announced the appointment of Matteo Dayem as chef de cuisine at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s poolside dining venue, Azure. Beginning his career in his home country, Italy in 2011, Dayem’s culinary journey first took him to Kurdistan in Iraq followed by Dubai, before he was appointed as chef de cusine at

New Hotel Manager at Hilton Dubai The Walk

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Nov 2018

Hilton Dubai The Walk has announced the appointment of Gisele Clark as the hotel manager at the property. Clark will be joining the hotel with over 20 years of experience in hospitality leadership, which includes managing and motivating teams to ensure they achieve high-quality results. An experienced hotelier, Clark has a proven track record of

Towers Rotana appoints new executive chef

by Dina Maaty | 06 Feb 2018

Dubai property Towers Rotana has made two new appointments with Cihan Kucukcavdar joining as the new executive chef. Previously at Hilton Hotel & Resorts, Chef Cihan has been part of the industry for 12 years with his experience spanning across Turkey and Europe.   In his new role, Chef Cihan is set to bring in

Freedom Pizza hires director of operations

by Crystal Chesters | 14 Sep 2017

Dubai-founded Freedom Pizza has appointed Chris Daniels as its new director of operations. Daniels from the UK, has more than 20 years of experience in the F&B industry, most of which has been spent with Domino’s Pizza. Commenting on his appointment, Daniels said: “Freedom’s success and excellent standard of business in the UAE has caused

Media One Hotel makes two senior appointments

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Sep 2017

Media One Hotel in Dubai has made two senior appointments, with a new director of marketing and communications and a director of operations. Caroline Rowe has come on-board as director of marketing and communications, bringing more than 10 years’ global marketing strategy experience. Having started her career in Shanghai, Rowe worked for luxury destination, Three

Media One Hotel hires director of F&B

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Aug 2017

Media One has welcomed Simon Constant as director of food & beverage operations. Constant, who began his career in the UK and moved to Dubai in 2013, previously held roles including operations manager at Pacha Dubai and group operations manager at 1762. Commenting on his new position, Constant said: “As a Dubai resident, I’ve had









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