Saurav Puri has been appointed the new director of operations at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, marking his return to the luxury property.
With more than 15 years of experience in luxury and premium hotel operations across several markets in the GCC and Asia, including cluster- and regional-level roles with the parent company, Marriott International, Puri has a solid understanding of the property and a strong bond with the hotel team.
Prior to his appointment, Puri was entrusted with the role of director of revenue strategy at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, enabling him to gain in-depth knowledge of operations at the property. In addition, he has also worked with other Ritz-Carlton brands in various locations during his career.
With core skills in driving results, leadership and relationship management, Puri takes pride in coaching and inspiring team members, and as director of operations, he aims to continue to attract future talent to develop careers with the legendary and very first Ritz-Carlton in the Middle East.