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Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Makes A New Appointment

by Mahak Mannan | 22 Oct 2018

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi has announced the appointment of Bhavesh Rawal as director of off-site business development, a position dedicated to overseeing the hotel’s new outside catering division in Dubai. A well-known hospitality leader and expert in the field, Rawal has led catering divisions for some of the UAE’s largest concerts and events. He

New nightclub opens at the Westin Mina Seyahi

by Mahak Mannan | 01 Aug 2018

Industrial Avenue, housed at the Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina has had a complete make-over with a new stripped-back, warehouse feel synonymous with the underground clubs of London. According to the team behind the venue, Industrial Avenue aims to give club-goers a more laid-back alternative to the glitz and glamour that the city

Asia de Cuba to replace China Grill

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Feb 2018

Asia de Cuba Dubai to open at the same venue as China Grill at the Westin Mina Seyahi. The new outlet will open doors on Tuesday 6 March as the two-storey venue undergoes a complete revamp to reflect Asia de Cuba’s personality, with bespoke wallpaper, furnishings and décor. “We’ve had a great four years with China Grill, but we like

Award-winning chef de cuisine joins China Grill Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 10 Aug 2017

China Grill at Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi has appointed David Kikillus as chef de cuisine following the departure of Owen Stewart. Starting his career in 1998 as executive sous chef at Weisses Roessl in Austria, Kikillus has held roles at restaurants across the globe, such as Schote, Sol Y Vida and DK Avant-Garde. The chef’s

Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection names new complex GM

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Dec 2016

The Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection has named Jason Harding as the new complex general manager leading the teams at The St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai – Al Habtoor City and The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City. Harding takes on his new role following his stint with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, where he held

Westin Hotels and Resorts makes Cairo debut

by Sophia Soltani | 06 Nov 2016

Westin Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc has opened its first hotel in Egypt, The Westin Cairo Golf Resort and Spa Katameya Dunes. Owned by New Cairo for Real Estate Investment Company, the resort and spa is located in the residential community of Katameya Dunes, anchored by a 27-hole championship golf course designed

Face to Face: Guido De Wilde, SVP, regional director, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

by Sophia Soltani | 04 Sep 2016

Having withstood the test of time, Guido De Wilde, senior vice president, regional director, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Middle East has been with the company for almost 30 years, climbing the ladder of success and travelling the globe in the process. A sincere gentleman with goodwill at the core of his character, De Wilde tells

Al Habtoor City names Emaar executive as new Commercial Director

by Sophia Soltani | 07 Aug 2016

Starwood Hotels and Resorts has appointed Seema Pande as Al Habtoor City Hotels Commercial Director, Complex. In her role, Pande will oversee The St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai – Al Habtoor City and The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City. Pande brings with her over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry across the UAE,

5 Minutes with… Guido de Wilde, SVP, Starwood Hotels

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Jul 2016

5 Minutes with… Guido de Wilde, senior vice president, regional director, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Middle East on the group’s challenges, key achievements and future goals. What were the hotel group’s key achievements and milestones in 2015? We introduced The Luxury Collection in Lebanon with the opening of the Grand Hills, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Chain Focus: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

by Sophia Soltani | 19 Jul 2016

Hotel News ME profiles the group’s 2016 achievements, future goals and its planned Middle East pipeline.  Group overview Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is a leading hotel and leisure company worldwide boasting nearly 1,300 properties in 100 countries the group employs over 188,000 people at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully









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