Breaking Travel News talks to James Reeves, general manager, Desert Palm Hotel & Resorts, about the growth of the property he leads and the buoyant mood in regional hospitality during Arabian Travel Market 2017.
Per Aquum had appointed of Duarte Correia as general manager of Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Tanzania. A rising star in the hospitality management world, Portuguese-born Correia honed his skills in some of the world’s leading luxury boutique hotels in the UK and Vietnam before leveraging his talents to become the youngest hotel general manager in Mauritius, and most recently, a consultant in Zanzibar.
Per Aquum has revealed a new phase in the brand’s evolution and the most significant development since its launch ten years ago with a new logo, revamped visual identity and fresh hotel names. A collection of pure originals, the current portfolio reflects the elevated status of the brand featuring Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi and Per Aquum Niyama in the Maldives, Per Aquum Desert Palm in Dubai and Essque Zalu Zanzibar, which is being transformed into a Per Aquum resort.