Hawthorn Suites welcomes new team members
New DOSM, Assistant F & B Manager and Housekeeping Manager on board
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (December 21, 2014) – Hawthorn Suites announces key appointments in the hotel including Director of Sales and Marketing, Assistant Food & Beverage Manager and Housekeeping Manager.
Osman Nasir takes the role of Director of Sales and Marketing. He will lead the sales and marketing department in setting and achieving targets to maximise revenue, and directing corporate sales and marketing strategies to compete in the market. He will also be responsible in strengthening relationship with the hotel’s existing partners and generating business leads on both local and international scale.
Nasir boasts 16 years of hospitality sales experience in Dubai. He was formerly affiliated with Dusit Residence Dubai Marina, where he worked as Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing before being promoted as DOSM of the said property. He also worked in Nuran Serviced Residences and Somerset Al Majara, which are both located in Dubai Marina.
Hawthorn Suites appoints Brian D’ Souza as Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. In his role, D’Souza will ensure that all short-term and long-term targets of the F & B operations are met. He will also direct the department’s activities to boost revenue and profitability, and ensure that high quality products and service are delivered to guests.
D’ Souza has seven years of experience in the hotel’s F & B field. He was previously with Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, where he served as Room Service Captain, and worked his way up to be promoted as Restaurant Manager before joining Hawthorn Suites.
Bassem Mohammed Al Switey is Hawthorn Suites’ new Housekeeping Manager. He is in charge of managing the housekeeping department to ensure high standard of sanitation in all parts of the hotel, including the guest rooms, public areas, F & B outlets, banquet facilities and back of house.
Al Switey has 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Prior his appointment, he was with Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort and Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa in Dubai. He also has similar work experience in Intercontinental Jordan and Grand Hyatt Amman.
Wael El Behi, General Manager, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome our three new heads in Hawthorn Suites’ growing team. Each of them has key roles in our organization and they can expect full support and cooperation from the management and staff of the hotel.”
About Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham is located along the prestigious Jumeirah Beach Residence complex and a short walk away from the splendid beach of Dubai. The hotel offers a wide array of dining, entertainment and leisure options with its proximity to some of the city’s premier commercial and business hubs including The Walk, Dubai Marina, Media City, Internet City and Jebel Ali Free Zone. Equipped with spacious rooms and suites with kitchenette, this four-star hotel offers unequalled comfort and modern convenience. Its first class amenities such as the health club, swimming pool and spa let the guests unwind and revitalize the body and mind. Ideal for family holidays, romantic getaways, weekend breaks or business trips, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham guarantees a remarkable and relaxing experience in the dazzling emirate of Dubai.