Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Group Appoints Muneera Al Taher as Emiratisation Director

by Dina Maaty | 11 Dec 2019

Jumeirah Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Muneera Al Taher as Director of Emiratisation – Talent Acquisition and Development, with a focus on driving local talent recruitment and development across the group. Under the umbrella of the UAE leaders’ vision to empower Emiratis across the semi-government and private sector, Al Taher will pioneer

Jumeirah Group Strengthens International Porfolio

by Mahak Mannan | 23 Sep 2018

Jumeirah Group announced the launch of Jumeirah Nanjing earlier this month. Under the direction of Jumeirah CEO, José Silva, the group is in a phase of accelerated expansion and this new Jumeirah branded property in China represents an important deliverable in achieving the brand’s global growth ambitions. Located on the banks of the city’s Yangzte

Madinat Jumeirah Resort Appoints Eight New Chefs

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Apr 2018

Madinat Jumeirah, comprising of four hotels, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf and Jumeirah Al Naseem, has announced the appointment of seven new chefs who will be directed by new resort executive chef, Hans Lentz.   Before joining Madinat Jumeirah, chef Hans held the role of executive chef at the Hilton

Plaj opens at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

by Patrick Ryan | 23 Oct 2017

The Jumeirah Group has announced the opening of  Plaj, a beachside restaurant at Dubai’s Jumeirah Zabeel Saray resort. “With an a la carte menu of over 35 new delicacies, Plaj has also introduced unique offerings that include hand tossed sour dough pizzas prepared in a wood fire oven, and more,” said a spokesperson for the

Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel to welcome Flamingo Room by tashas

by Crystal Chesters | 13 Aug 2017

Natasha Sideris, founder, managing executive and creative director of the Tashas café brand will open a new licensed concept, Flamingo Room by tashas, at Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel in Dubai. Set to launch in September, the 200-seat café-style venue will be the largest Tashas concept to date and is situated next to the hotel’s marine

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray appoints new marketing director

by Patrick Ryan | 18 Jul 2017

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has appointed Raziena Cajee as its new director of marketing and communications. The South African national (pictured right) has over 12 years’ of corporate marketing communications experience and has been working with Jumeirah Group since May 2005. Before joining Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Raziena previously represented corporate brand marketing at Jumeirah Group, leading brand strategy,

Leser steps down as Jumeirah Group CEO

by Patrick Ryan | 03 Jul 2017

Stefan Leser has stepped down as the chief executive officer of Jumeirah Group. Leser took up the role of CEO with Jumeirah Group in early 2016; the company has released a statement on the surprise departure. “This is to confirm the resignation of Stefan Leser, Jumeirah group chief executive officer,” said a spokesperson. “Stefan was

New general manager for Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

by Patrick Ryan | 02 Jul 2017

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has appointed Hakan Petek as its new general manager. Petek (pictured right) will be tasked with building on the success of the resort, taking over from the previous general manager Fernando Gibaja, who has moved on after a two-year spell at the property. Hakan joined Jumeirah in June 2010 as executive assistant manager,

Francesco Di Noia joins Segreto as head chef

by Crystal Chesters | 09 May 2017

Segreto at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai has appointed executive head chef Francesco Di Noia. Following 10 years building his career across four-star properties in Italy, Chef Fransesco spent a year at the Emporio Armani Café, Paris before working for eight years in London. Here, he headed up the kitchens of various restaurants, including Allegro Restaurant, St

TSSC behind UAE’s first milk taps

by Crystal Chesters | 01 May 2017

Foodservice equipment provider TSSC, installed the UAE’s first milk taps at Flow, a new initiative conceptualised by Emirates Youth Council and developed by Jumeirah Restaurant Group. It also implemented its very first cold brew coffee tap at the venue, offering the option for nitro coffee to be available at the coffee bar area. The company

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