Azar Saliba has been appointed Hotel Manager of Jumeirah’s Al Qasr and Dar Al Masyaf hotels. The Lebanese national has over 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and 7 years with the Jumeirah Group in the UAE. Prior to this appointment he worked as hotel manager for Mina A’Salam, where his passion for dealing with guests and colleagues was quickly recognised. Saliba takes time to forge relationships with clients and improve customer satisfaction, as well as developing the commitment of team members to the delivery of “Stay Different” experiences throughout the Arabian resort. He is one of the youngest hotel managers within the group today.
Gisele Clark has been appointed Hotel Manager of Mina A’Salam. Prior to joining the Jumeirah Group in 2010, she worked for well-known groups such as Firmdale Hotels and Thistle Hotels in London, The Swiss Grand Hotel in Australia, and Marriott. Clark brings with her an exceptional 22 years of experience spanning 8 countries. Over the past 3 years as General Manager – Operations Support, she provided key support to Jumeirah’s properties in the Maldives, Azerbaijan, and Istanbul during their pre-opening phase, as well as to new openings worldwide. In her role as interim General Manager for Jumeirah Maldives during 2012, Clark inspired teams to deliver Jumeirah’s hallmarks, and developed culturally connected experiences that gave back to the local community.