Hill is named Spa Resources manager


Spa Resources Middle East (SRME), the Gulf's only spa consultancy and the owner and operator of Dubai's Cleopatra's Spa brand, has appointed Briton Michael Hill as manager.

Hill's appointment follows the promotion of Daniella Russell as director, health and leisure of MKM, the holding company for SRME.

A 44-year-old holder of an honours degree from Sheffield University and a masters from London's Southbank University, Hill originally joined SRME as its project and recruitment manager in 2000.

"Michael has a strong health and leisure consultancy background having advised some of the world's top spas and destination resorts in the Far and Middle East, including the renowned Chiva Som in Thailand," said Russell.

"He will now bring that experience in to develop SRME's growing overseas project portfolio as well as our rapidly-growing spa personnel recruitment division."

Over the past year SRME won consultancy contracts for spa projects in the UAE, Kuwait and India.