Fairmont Dubai general manager Ammar Hilal tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have been presented with the World’s Leading Hotel Service Award at the World Travel Awards Grand Final in Vietnam.
From the stunning architectural design, unrivalled accommodation and facilities to the warm and engaging service, Fairmont Dubai has become a distinctive landmark on the ever-evolving city skyline and the Middle East flagship property for the company. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole checks in to discover more.
Appointed to the role of general manager in June, Ammar Hilal has taken leadership of Fairmont Dubai at an exciting time for the property. As the hotel takes the Middle East’s Leading Hotel Service Award at the World Travel Awards, Hilal here sits down with Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole to discuss just what it is that separates Fairmont Dubai from its competitors in the United Arab Emirates.
Fairmont Dubai has appointed Ammar Hilal to the role of general manager. Hilal joins Fairmont Dubai from his most recent role as general manager at Sofitel Dubai Downtown, sister property to the Fairmont.
Fairmont St Andrews has hired Amanda Ellis as national account manager for the south of England. She will be responsible for strategically growing business from the corporate and incentive markets into the resort.
Fairmont St Andrews will launch a summer International Jazz Sunday Brunch on June 4th. Available every Sunday until August 27th, this Summer of Gastronomy will serve globally inspired dishes created by their team of international chefs using locally sourced ingredients.
Fairmont St Andrews has appointed Gerard Chouet as head pastry chef at the luxury five-star hotel. Former chef at two Michelin-star restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles, Chouet brings over 25 years’ experience as a pâtissier and will be responsible for transforming the dessert menus throughout the resort.
AccorHotels has announced the signing of a hotel management agreement with New Mauritius Hotels, one of the oldest and largest owning and management hospitality companies based in Mauritius. The new agreement will see AccorHotels re-launch the existing property under the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand in May 2017.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has welcomed Peter Finamore to the role of regional vice president, Pacific North-west and general manager of Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, BC.