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Dusit appoints general manager<!-- -->
Michael P Tiplady has been appointed as the new general manager of Dusit Dubai hotel, Khampi Suwanarat, chief operating officer of Dusit Hotels & Resorts, announced.Tiplady will implement an aggressive action plan to address immediate sales and marketing goals to position the hotel ahead of the conference and high season business. Tiplady was hotel manager of Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, a member hotel of Marco Polo Hotels Group, before joining Dusit. Among his career highlights were posts such as vice president of special projects and business development, Kingsley International Hotels Ltd. (1997-2000); group business development manager of Pearl International Hotels Ltd (1995-1997); and general manager of Regal Shanghai FT Hotel, S:langhai, China (1993-1994). He is a graduate of Thames Valley University, London, England, majoring in hospitality and management. He received his MBA from Paisley University, Scotland.