General Manager of soon-to-open Andaz Doha, Thibault de Vries has appointed his leadership team for the new 5-star property. He will be supported by Christina Valentine as Director of Operations, Evoy Pinto, Director of Human Resources and Ashwani Vyas, Director of Food & Beverage.
Expanding footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts sees Hyatt’s brands entering new markets across the region, offering unique experiences to guests, World of Hyatt members and customers
Located in the heart of Palm Jumeirah, the hotel rests on the world’s most iconic man-made island and offers travellers inspiring local programming, reflecting Dubai’s rich culture and heritage.
Andaz Macau has welcomed hotelier Chikako Shimizu to the role of general manager. With the hotel to open in first half of 2021, she is a Hyatt and Andaz veteran.
Andaz Dubai the Palm has introduced Laurent Philippe Pommey as the new executive chef of the property. Ready to put his spin on things and place Andaz Dubai the Palm on the city’s dynamic culinary map, Laurent intends to pioneer the term ‘farm to table’ for the Middle East.
Andaz Dubai the Palm has appointed Vanessa Waldow as director of sales and marketing. She will be responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing strategies of the property from pre-opening phase through to its opening and beyond in order to ensure the successful launch of the first Andaz hotel in Dubai.
No stranger to the Hyatt family, Kifah Bin Hussein brings 22 years’ experience working with the hotel group, having held roles in multiple management positions across a variety of properties in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Poland and Dubai.
Located in the heart of the Palm Jumeirah, the luxury boutique lifestyle hotel and residences will be rooted in Dubai’s rich culture, while reflecting the city’s eclectic style through all elements of design, interaction and experience.
Located in the new Quartier Belvedere, the property is the fourth Andaz branded hotel in Europe, joining Andaz London Liverpool Street, Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht and the recently opened Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Andaz Singapore, the first Andaz hotel to open in south-east Asia. The hotel marks the seventeenth property for the brand and joins other Andaz hotels in global gateway cities and top resort destinations around the world.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Andaz Delhi, marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in India and 16th worldwide. Represented in world-class cities like London, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai, Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle brand celebrates local culture and the unique spirit of neighbourhoods, and is now set to make its mark in India’s vibrant capital with the opening of Andaz Delhi in Aerocity.
Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills has appointed Ross Cooper to the position of general manager. Cooper joined Hyatt International upon receiving his degree in hospitality management from Auckland University of Technology in 1997. He was selected to be a corporate trainee at Grand Hyatt Melbourne in 1998 and continued on to become assistant manager at the hotel’s radii restaurant & bar, and later as the assistant banquet manager.