The St. Regis Downtown Dubai and Delta Hotels by Marriott, Dubai Investment Park, part of Marriott International, has announced the appointment of Vipin Khattar as the new multi-property general manager. He has taken over from Raja Zeidan, who is now the COO at RDK Group.
Khattar is a passionate hotelier with more than two decades of experience, primarily in the UK, Middle East and Africa. In his new role, he brings a wealth of knowledge to oversee the properties’ operations, cultivate bespoke guest experiences, further enhance its F&B portfolio and improve associate satisfaction, among other responsibilities.
A seasoned leader, Khattar has held various significant and career-defining roles, including the position of general manager at JW Marriott New Delhi. Under his leadership, the hotel reported exceptional performance in 2022, with sequential improvements in RevPAR and record-breaking rooms, restaurant and lounge revenue.
An alumnus of hotel management and catering technology from IHTTI School, Neuchatel, Switzerland, with a specialization in hospitality operations, Khattar is known for his exceptional sales and marketing skills, as well as his effective leadership style.
Commenting on his new appointment, Khattar said: “I am honored to be at the helm of two incredible properties and be part of the Marriott International brand. I look forward to working alongside both teams to continue to uphold Marriott’s hallmark of awe-inspiring service, unforgettable culinary offerings, and unparalleled attention to detail. By taking care of our people, I look forward to achieving new milestones for both hotels, with the ultimate goal to lead in their luxury and premium-select segments.”