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Aaron Kaupp is the new Managing Director of Raffles The Palm Dubai

Aaron Kaupp is the new Managing Director of Raffles The Palm Dubai

Raffles The Palm Dubai has appointed a new Managing Director, who with a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success, will work to establish Raffles The Palm Dubai as a beacon of ultra luxury hospitality in the region.
Aaron Kaupp has a deep-seated passion for luxury hospitality, and has over 25 years of extensive experience.

Kaupp will be leading one of Dubai’s most iconic properties, with the brand continuing its journey under the visionary leadership of CEO Omer Acar.

Kaupp said he is excited to contribute to Raffles’ legacy of excellence and innovation with a commitment to fostering a culture of greatness, elevating standards, and strengthening community partnerships.

“We are delighted to welcome Aaron Kaupp to Raffles The Palm Dubai,” said Omer Acar, CEO, Raffles Hotels & Resorts.

“His extensive experience and remarkable achievements in the hospitality industry make him the perfect fit to lead our team at Raffles The Palm Dubai, where I know he will elevate the guest experience to new heights.”


Prior to his joining Raffles The Palm Dubai, Kaupp served as General Manager of The Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London and as regional vice president for Jumeirah in the UK.

He also previously served as the General Manager of Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, where his strategic initiatives resulted in significant accolades.

Kaupp said: “I am thrilled to join the esteemed team at Raffles The Palm Dubai. With its unparalleled reputation for elegance and hospitality excellence, I look forward to leading the property towards continued success and delivering exceptional guest experiences.

“One of my primary goals is to foster a culture of greatness and teamwork among our staff, empowering them to deliver flawless service and attention to detail. Infusing the legendary service of the Raffles brand with a European flair, I aim to elevate our standards even further. Our Master Artisans are at the heart of the exclusive experiences that we curate to enchant our guests during their stay.”

In addition to his roles in London and Paris, Kaupp has held leadership positions at properties such as Villa San Michele – Belmond, Florence, and Armani Hotel – Emaar, Milano, among others.

Source – TradeArabia News Service