Address Dubai Marina Appoints Riad Abi Haidar as General Manager
He will focus on enhancing operational efficiency and productivity.
Emaar Hospitality Group has appointed Riad Abi Haidar as General Manager of Address Dubai Marina, a popular urban waterfront destination set in one of the world’s largest waterfront developments. He is mandated with strengthening the strategic positioning of the hotel, delivering creative initiatives, and focusing on enhancing operational efficiency and productivity.
Address Dubai Marina opened in 2009 under Emaar Hospitality Group’s Address Hotels + Resorts premium luxury hotel and serviced residences brand. Joining from Manzil Downtown, another hotel under Emaar Hospitality Group’s Vida Hotels and Resorts, where he was General Manager, Riad has a proven track record in delivering industry-leading innovation and setting benchmarks in hotel performance. He has extensive experience across the industry, having worked in several senior managerial positions at international hotel chains in various global markets.
Olivier Harnisch, Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “Address Dubai Marina, one of the landmark hotels under Address Hotels + Resorts, has established its credentials as a modern business and leisure destination. Riad Abi Haidar brings extensive industry experience, and strong domain knowledge of Dubai’s hospitality sector, which will prove invaluable in driving the hotel’s growth and delivering exceptional customer service standards.”
Riad Abi Haidar said: “As a property that exemplifies the brand values of Address Hotels + Resorts, Address Dubai Marina stands out for its sophisticated architecture and design, elegant interiors, outstanding restaurant concepts, and a wide range of amenities that appeal to both business and leisure travellers. Our focus is to ensure that Address Dubai Marina continues to offer superior guest experiences for our customers underlining its premium position, and create long-term value.”
Located in Dubai Marina, with upscale retail outlets, popular restaurants and trendy late-night lounge destinations, Address Dubai Marina is at the heart of new Dubai with the rooms opening to spectacular views of the Dubai Marina and the Arabian Sea.
About Address Hotels + Resorts
Address Hotels + Resorts is the first brand launched by Emaar Hospitality Group. The premium luxury hotel group has positioned itself as a choice perfect for business, leisure and group travellers.
Address has brought a fresh identity to the global hospitality and service sector by setting new benchmarks with its gracious hospitality and exceptional service standards. Positioning its messaging as ‘Where life happens’, Address Hotels + Resorts offers a more personal and engaging experience to guests in a premium lifestyle environment, enriching the lives of its guests with luxury, style and elegance.
Address Hotels + Resorts properties are situated in some of the most sought-after locations. The brand also owns and operates Address Residences which is a leader in the serviced and branded residences sector. Address Hotels + Resorts also extended its management to Palace Downtown, a palatial oasis in Downtown Dubai.
Address Hotels + Resorts is set to operate hotels and serviced residences in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrain, Maldives and other key markets in the region as well as in Dubai.