Conrad Dubai Welcomes New General Manager
APPOINTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: ANDREAS JERSABECK
Dubai, UAE, 5 January 2014: Conrad Dubai is pleased to announce the appointment of Andreas Jersabeck as General Manager. With over 38 years of hospitality experience across 11 countries, he brings a wealth of knowledge to his new position with the cosmopolitan Dubai based property.
In his new role, Jersabeck will oversee the overall strategy of the property, located in the heart of the city’s business and shopping district, including 555 luxury rooms and suites, spa facilities, state of the art meeting spaces and a host of wedding venues, along with six contemporary dining and nightlife venues, including Latin American Supper Club, IZEL and Marco Pierre White Grill. The hotel has a close proximity to the DIFC, Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai International Airport, so he applies his expertise to Conrad Dubai’s unparalleled meetings and events, and wedding facilities.
Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide Middle East & Africa said, “I am proud and delighted at the strength of international industry experience we see in today’s announcement. Andreas has proven himself a capable, talented professional with the right skills to enhance the leisure and business offering at Conrad Dubai.”
An Austrian native, Jersabeck is a seasoned hotelier boasting a proven track record of over 16 years’ experience as a general manager with Hilton Worldwide. First starting his foray into hospitality with the Vienna Hilton in Austria, he quickly rose into progressive positions, going on to hold a series of management positions with the group including the iconic London Hilton on Park Lane, the flagship property of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, as well as Hilton Trafalgar, and Hilton Kiev, Ukraine. Jersabeck joins the Conrad Dubai from another role in the region, General Manager at Hilton Doha, the first Hilton Worldwide hotel to open in Qatar. Through his leadership he has led many of his teams to win international recognition through awards such as Business Traveller and Condé Nast Traveller, and most recently Best New 5 Star Hotel of the Year 2013 (Hilton Doha).
Conrad Dubai Property Facts: At A Glance
· 555 luxury rooms and suites
· Restaurant & Bar collection of 6 contemporary venues
· One of the largest meeting spaces in the city, with a total area of 4,400 sqm
· 5,500 sqm outdoor urban pool oasis
· Fully equipped spa of 2,000 sqm
· Full valet parking and automated care park with 1,056 parking spaces
About Conrad Hotels and Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly interact – people who know that the greatest luxury is the luxury of being yourself. A global brand consisting of 22 properties across 5 continents, Conrad Hotels & Resorts offer guests personalized experiences with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings and connections to people and places around the corner or halfway around the world. Intuitive service is delivered with the Conrad Concierge App that puts Conrad’s services and amenities at the guest’s fingertips, whether ordering room service or a wakeup call to customizing the room’s pillow options or arranging reservations at our locally inspired cuisine and spa offerings. Conrad is a global luxury brand of Hilton Worldwide with plans to add 12 more properties to the brand’s portfolio. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or learn more about the brand by visiting http://news.conradhotels.com