19 November 2017

On the move

Collot joins Seychelles property

Banyan Tree Seychelles has appointed Fabrice Collot as general manager of the resort. Collot joined the Banyan Tree group in 2007, and served as executive assistant manager at Banyan Tree Al Areen Spa and Resort in Bahrain. He was promoted to hotel manager one year before moving to Morocco.


Grand Millennium appoints Tannous

Grand Millennium Al Wahda has appointed Enad Tannous as its new general manager. Tannous brings with him more than 21 years of hospitality experience within the GCC region, with almost ten years in senior general management positions. He joins from Rotana where he headed two properties.


Symphony Style Kuwait hires Joy

Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the Quorvus Collection flagship hotel in Kuwait, has recently welcomed Joy Lacuesta to the position of director of human resources. With more than 15 years’ experience in senior HR roles in the hotel and hospitality sector, Joy started her HR career with the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah.


Millennium appoints Kahil

Millennium Hotels & Resorts has appointed Hussein Kahil as vice president of operations, Middle East and Africa. Reporting directly to COO, Kevork Deldelian – he will oversee hotel operations, property performance and owner engagement across the group’s current portfolio of 32 hotels. 


Mövenpick appoints VP sales

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed experienced hotel professional Julien Bonafous as vice-president sales, a new role created to support the hospitality firm’s ongoing expansion drive. He has a 20-year career in the industry comprising several senior sales and marketing roles with key international players.


Anantara hires mountain guru

As mountain guru at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Omani resident Maher Al Riyami is responsible for ensuring guests are in touch with the surrounding culture, history and landscape. Born and raised in one of the oldest villages on Al Jabal Al Akhdar, he has an in-depth knowledge of the area.


Vallve joins as chef de cuisine

Chef Josefinna Vallve has joined Palace Downtown’s award-winning Argentinean outlet, Asado, delivering a new menu. Arriving at the property with extensive experience and a wealth of knowledge, Chef Vallve is a graduate of the prestigious Gastronomic Institute D’Gallia, where she earned distinction.


Assem joins Al Habtoor City hotels

Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection has appointed Haitham Assem as multi-property director of marketing and communications for The St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai – Al Habtoor City and The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City. He is a law graduate from Cairo, and has over 15 years’ experience in the hospitality field.


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