New GM at Movenpick


Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Thomas Tapken as general manager of the new Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai in Oud Metha.

Tapken was most recently general manager of the Mövenpick Hotel Doha and the Sealine Beach Resort, Qatar. 
He brings to his new role in Dubai over 20 years experience in managing successful luxury hotels in Africa, Europe, Thailand and the Middle East.  Trained as a chef, and with a strong background in hotel operations, sales and human resources management, Tapken announced, “I am honored to have the opportunity to represent Mövenpick in their first venture in the UAE, and delighted to be in the exciting city of Dubai.  Mövenpick brings a new dimension to the hospitality industry in Dubai, and we are working to establish the Mövenpick Bur Dubai as a leading players in the city.”