Katrin Herz joins Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi as Multi Property GM

Katrin Herz joins Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi as Multi Property GM

Her inspirational, approachable and result driven work ethic has won her ‘General Manager of the Year Award -2019’ and also conferred her as one of the ‘Top 30 women in the Hotel Industry’ by recognized industry publications. 

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General Manager Marcel Thoma joins Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

General Manager Marcel Thoma joins Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Thoma began his career in Zürich at the luxury boutique Widder Hotel followed by time with The Ritz-Carlton in Mexico and Spain.

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Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort appoints Savino Leone as General Manager

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort appoints Savino Leone as General Manager

Leone has more than three years’ experience in leading luxury Jumeirah Group hotels, having originally been appointed in 2017 as the General Manager of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait.

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Yasser Bahaa joins Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis as GM

Yasser Bahaa joins Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis as GM

He aims to deliver excellent service and memorable guest experiences, while driving a strong financial performance.

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Emirates Palace appoints director of food and beverage

Emirates Palace appoints director of food and beverage

With over 12 years of experience in the Food & Beverage scene, Kooij was the Food and Beverage Manager at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

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IHG Hotels at Dubai Festival City appoint new  Area General Manager

IHG Hotels at Dubai Festival City appoint new Area General Manager

Schmelter joined the cluster Hotels on October 1, 2020 and is responsible to drive the performance of InterContinental, InterContinental Residences Suites, Crowne Plaza, Holiday  Inn and Dubai Festival Arena by InterContinental at Dubai Festival City.

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Two GMs to lead Mandarin Oriental’s Istanbul and Bodrum properties

Two GMs to lead Mandarin Oriental’s Istanbul and Bodrum properties

Harun Dursun, who has been General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum since 1 May 2018, has been appointed General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus

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New GM joins Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar

New GM joins Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar

In line with Oman’s vision 2040, Radisson Hotel Group aim is to become the go-to hotelier for local guests and business travelers whilst empowering the Omani working population simultaneously.

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IHG announces the retirement of Pascal Gauvin MD, IMEA and appointment of a new leadership

IHG announces the retirement of Pascal Gauvin MD, IMEA and appointment of a new leadership

Gauvin was appointed as COO of IMEA in 2011 and MD of IMEA in 2017. He has been with IHG for over 28 years of his 40-year career in hospitality.

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New chef de cuisine joins Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

New chef de cuisine joins Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Beginning his culinary career in 1996 as a Chef and Banquet Chef Roll, he has collected significant experiences in various Japanese and international restaurants and five-star hotels.

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