Grand Hyatt Dubai

GM Interview: A People Person

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Oct 2018

From being a part of Hyatt’s Global Inclusion & Diversity Council to being a recipient for  Hyatt’s 2017 Purpose Award, Fathi Khogaly, general manager, Grand Hyatt Dubai believes in putting people first. Here he tells Mahak Mannan about his priorities as a general manager and the secrets to a happy team. Tell us a little

New EAM for Grand Hyatt Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Sep 2017

Malek Safa has been announced as the new executive assistant manager (EAM) sales and marketing for Grand Hyatt Dubai. In his new role, Safa will be in charge of the sales, events, revenue and marketing departments of the hotel along with other general operations and will report directly to general manager Fathi Khogaly. In 2002, Malek

Grand Hyatt Dubai relaunches Italian restaurant Andiamo

by Crystal Chesters | 15 Jan 2017

Grand Hyatt Dubai has re-launched Italian restaurant, Andiamo, following a refurbishment. The restaurant has a red Vespa at the entrance, with dark wooden furnishings, cream linens, mosaics, wine bottle chandeliers and an open kitchen with a pizza oven. A new terrace overlooks Grand Hyatt Dubai’s 37-acre landscaped gardens. The menu has also been overahauled to

Argentine chef heads up Grand Hyatt Dubai steakhouse

by Crystal Chesters | 03 Nov 2016

Grand Hyatt Dubai has appointed head chef Liz Nuñez to oversee the hotel’s steakhouse, Manhattan Grill.   Nuñez has been with Hyatt Hotels Corporation since 2011, having started out as a commis chef at Park Hyatt, Buenos Aires in her native Argentina. She first moved to the Middle East in 2013 to join Grand Hyatt

Hyatt Hotels new loyalty initiative to replace The Hyatt Gold Passport programme

by Sophia Soltani | 31 Oct 2016

Hyatt Hotels Corporation will launch a brand new global loyalty programme – World of Hyatt, on March 1, 2017. The programme will boast three elite tiers: Discoverist, Explorist and Globalist,  which are all aimed at reflecting the aspirations of the World of Hyatt community. Commenting on the new initiative, Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive

The Panel: Foodies Fight Back

by Sophia Soltani | 26 Jul 2016

With fast emerging foodie-hubs unraveling across Dubai, Hotel News ME talks to the experts to hear how hotel restaurants are biting back with new cutting-edge concepts and building brands inside a hotel to fend off the competition from standalone enterprises. Today’s F&B marketplace plays host to cut-throat competition with new foodie hubs and concepts popping

Grand Hyatt Dubai appoints new DOSM

by Sophia Soltani | 26 May 2016

Grand Hyatt Dubai has appointed Malek Safa as director of sales and marketing (DosM). Safa has previously held several positions within Hyatt Hotels Corporation, the most recent being DoSM of Hyatt Regency Dubai. He started his career in hospitality in 2002 as part of Grand Hyatt Dubai’s sales team and four years later was named

Hyatt targets UAE and Saudi expansion

by Sophia Soltani | 26 Apr 2016

Hyatt Hotels has announced that it will focus its Middle East expansion efforts on the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The company has four properties in the pipeline for Saudi Arabia, and two in the UAE. Tareq Daoud, regional vice president, Hyatt Sales Force – Middle East & Africa, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, South West Asia

Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights names new executive assistant manager

by Sophia Soltani | 14 Apr 2016

Hyatt Hotels has named Asif Raza as the new executive assistant manager of Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights In his new role Raza will be responsible for managing the sales operations and cluster teams. He begun his career with Hyatt Regency Jeddah in 2001 as a sales manager, where he then moved onto Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt Dubai welcomes new GM

by Sophia Soltani | 12 Mar 2016

Hyatt Hotels has appointed Fathi Khogaly as the new general manager at Grand Hyatt, Dubai. He assumes his new role after taking over from David Mansfield, who has now been selected as area vice president operations for Hyatt Hotels Dubai.  Fathi Khogaly joins Grand Hyatt from his recent role as general manager at Hyatt Regency









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