Derek Picot to Succeed as General Manager of The Carlton Tower

Jumeirah International has announced the appointment of Andrew Abram as General Manager, Operations, based in Dubai, and Derek Picot as Regional General Manager for Jumeirah International at The Carlton Tower Hotel in London.
Picture:New Carlton Tower GM Derek Picot

Currently General Manager of The Carlton Tower, Abram will continue to work for Jumeirah International in his new role. Key areas of responsibility will be to focus on the ongoing strategic development of the brand and to implement the various quality measurement tools that are currently being launched within the company.
“These areas represent important foundation stones for the continued development and expansion of Jumeirah International as one of the world`s leading hotel and hospitality organisations.” The company stated.

Derek Picot will succeed as Regional General Manager for Jumeirah International at The Carlton Tower Hotel in London. Picot has worked internationally with various appointments in Asia, Canada and Australia, managing some of the world`s best known hotels. He was most recently responsible for Meridien`s London Café Royal and Piccadilly Hotel.

The Peak Health Club & Spa, situated on the ninth floor of the famous tower, is renowned for its spectacular views across the London skyline. The club features a unique 20m indoor swimming pool constructed in contemporary stainless steel. Together with a whirlpool bath, sauna and steam rooms, there are also spa therapy rooms and wet treatment areas for mud and salt scrubs. The Peak Health Club, at the The Carlton Tower also boasts a Sisley Beauty Spa, and is the only beauty spa to offer the complete collection of products and treatments by Sisley.
The five star Carlton Tower, situated in Knightsbridge, is one of London`s best-located hotels, and also provides tennis, private gardens and horse riding in Hyde Park. The property has been managed and run by Jumeirah International since December 2001.

Jumeirah International properties are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and design awards. The group encompasses the world-renowned Burj Al Arab, a true landmark for Dubai; the award winning Jumeirah Beach Hotel; Emirates Towers Hotel, Offices and Shopping Boulevard; The Jumeirah Beach Club; The World Trade Centre Hotel Dubai; and Wild Wadi water park. In addition, the group opened The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in summer 2001.
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Article Date - [ 21/05/03 ]