Caesars Bluewaters Dubai has appointed Anthony Costa as Regional President, a well-known and recognised hotelier for service and quality by Forbes, Conde Nast and Institutional Investors. He has over 25 years’ experience and has worked for prestigious brands like the Jumeirah Group, Wynn, and Mandarin Oriental.
Georges Ojeil has been appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut. Ojeil brings over 20 years of experience. Most recently, he was Area General Manager for Campbell Gray Amman and Le Gray Beirut. Ojeil began his career as F&B Director and Executive Assistant to a number of properties in Lebanon.
Marriott Hotel Downtown and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi have appointed Katrin Herz as their Multi Property General Manager. Most recently, she served as General Manager of the Al Bustan Palace in Muscat. Katrin has worked her way from housekeeping to managerial positions.
Wyndham has made some key appointments for Wyndham Dubai Deira and Super 8 by Wyndham Dubai Deira. Thierry Perrot has been appointed as the Cluster General Manager. Thierry brings over 39 years of hospitality experience to the table, with expertise in acquisition and disposal, hotel openings, regional and cluster management, crisis and contingency plan management, as well as organization development. Krzysztof Grzelak has been appointed Cluster Director of Finance. Khaled Amer has been appointed Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing. Ghaith Adnan has been appointed Cluster Marketing Manager. Ilker Yokus has been appointed Cluster Executive Chef.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City has appointed Phil Roberts as its new Director of Food & Beverage (F&B). Before joining Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, he served as the Hotel Operations Manager at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa. Roberts, a British national, brings 19 years of hospitality experience.
Hilton Garden Inn, Ras Al Khaimah, has appointed Rahul Mishra as the hotel’s F&B Services Manager. He has over 12 years of experience working in the hospitality sector including roles at Dubai properties The Atlantis, The Palm and One & Only Royal Mirage hotels plus Hilton’s Ras al Khaimah Resort & Spa.
Spain Tourism has appointed two new executives to its GCC team. Daniel Rosado Bayon has been appointed Director of the Spanish Tourism Office – GCC region as well as Tourism counsellor of the Spanish Embassies in the GCC. Previously, he has served in the International Affairs Ministry in various positions and as market analyst in the Trade commission of Spain in New York. Namratha Rose joins as Manager- Marketing & Trade Relations- GCC region. Her last position was with Nasser Air travel/Experienz Holidays, Dubai, where she was spearheading the Holidays division and has been instrumental in establishing trade relationships with various Tourism Boards.
Amarinder Sadana has been appointed as the Cluster Commercial Director for Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Hilton Dubai The Walk and Hilton Dubai Creek. Prior to this, Amarinder was Commercial Director for Hilton Singapore and Cluster Commercial Director for Thailand and Myanmar handling a portfolio of 15 Hilton hotels.
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