JA Resorts & Hotels has appointed Karen Merrick to take over the leadership of multi award-winning JA Manafaru, a private island resort in the Maldives. The Scottish National is the second female general manager in the JA Resorts & Hotels portfolio of eight properties.
Opening on Sunday, JA Lake View Hotel will become the third unique property in the one million square metre experience-packed JA the Resort. It joins the award-winning JA Beach Hotel and the Mediterranean style villa-suites of JA Palm Tree Court to become the only true all-inclusive resort in Dubai.
The extensive refurbishment to JA Beach Hotel in 2019 is an important step in the repositioning of JA The Resort in Jebel Ali Beach, which is preparing to open its third hotel, JA Lake View Hotel in the sprawling grounds at the end of September.
Having taken over the role of chief executive with JA Resorts & Hotels last year, Anthony Ross here tells Breaking Travel News about his ambitions for this stalwart of the hospitality sector in the Middle East. With a series of renovations taking place at its properties in Dubai, and Expo 2020 just around the corner, the future appears bright for the brand.
As the company begins a brand refresh, Thomas Grundner, vice president of sales and marketing for JA Resorts & Hotels, tells Breaking Travel News all about it during ITB Berlin. Also on the agenda are an expansion in the Indian Ocean and the redevelopment of the original Jebel Ali property in Dubai.
Just over a year ago Dubai-based hospitality firm JA Resorts & Hotels announced the appointment of Anthony Ross as its new chief executive. As the company continues its expansion, Breaking Travel News here chats with Ross about his ambitions for the role
Dubai-based hospitality firm JA Resorts & Hotels has announced the appointment of Anthony Ross as the company’s new chief executive. Ross, an Australian hotelier and corporate strategist, joins JA Resorts & Hotels from Indonesian-based Aryaduta Hotel Group where he was chief executive.
JA Resorts & Hotels has announced the appointment of Thomas Grundner as group director of sales and marketing. Grundner joins JA Resorts & Hotels from Millennium where he was vice president of sales and marketing.
Picking up the trophy for Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite for the Royal Island Suite @ JA Manafaru, Maldives, Breaking Travel News here chats with general manager William Harley-Fleming.
David Thomson, chief operating officer, JA Resorts & Hotels, talks to Breaking Travel News about the company’s plans for its operation in Dubai, while also casting a look at its growing international portfolio.