In the role, Susan Sarandon will star in a global brand campaign that will portray the transformative power of travel, connecting Fairmont’s history and majestic hotels with modern sensibilities and the dreams of a new generation of travellers.
Edwin Calimano joins Fairmont Dubai from his most recent role as area director of human resources with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, where he successfully led the human resources function at its four-unit complex in Dubai Festival City.
Fairmont St Andrews has announced that its holding company, St Andrews Bay Development, has been acquired by a company led by Great Century. The partners of Great Century have established a strategic plan focusing on global investments within golf.
Accor and Arora Group have announced the signing of a prestigious luxury hotel, Fairmont Windsor Park. The hotel is currently undergoing a substantial multi-million-pound redevelopment and is set to open in the second half of 2020.
Fairmont the Palm in Dubai has appointed Anita Russell to the role of human resources director. She will be responsible for helping the hotel grow its pool of trained staff and she will direct the hotel with new system implementations.
Katia Melizer joins Fairmont Dubai from her most recent role as director of housekeeping at the Fairmont Marina Abu Dhabi, where she has been part of the pre-opening team since April last year.
Fairmont Dubai has appointed Matei Savescu to the role of director of operations. Savescu joins Fairmont Dubai following a stint as executive assistant manager at Fairmont Beijing.
Fairmont Ajman has announced the appointment of Kosta Kourotsidis to the role of general manager at the 252-key luxury beachfront resort. Prior to taking up the position, Kourotsidis was general manager at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa in Bahrain.
A luxury beachfront resort with unrivalled views over the Arabian Gulf and glittering Dubai Marina skyline, Fairmont the Palm takes pride of place on the iconic Palm Jumeirah. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Kai Winkler, recently appointed general manager of the hotel, to discover how it will evolve under his leadership