Jumeirah Zabeel Saray appoints new directors
Director of Sales and Director of Revenue Management join the team
Dubai, 27 January 2014: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the Ottoman inspired resort located on Palm Jumeirah, has appointed Kerstin Pundt as Director of Revenue Management and Sayyora Asatova as Director of Sales.
Kerstin Pundt has over 24 years’ industry experience and has taken on the role of Director of Revenue Management. She is skilled in tactical and strategic revenue management, pricing analytics and is fully engaged in room and non-room revenues targets.
Prior to joining Jumeirah, Kerstin spent a number of years as the Area Director of Revenue the Fairmont Group in both the UAE and Africa and before this in the role of Director of Reservations and Revenue Management in Australia and in her home country, Germany.
With over 15 years’ experience in hospitality, Sayyora, from Uzbekistan returns to Jumeirah Group having previously worked in Burj Al Arab as Business Development Manager – leaving in 2007 to become the Associate Director of Business Development at a tourism company. Following this she spent four years at Atlantis, The Palm where she left as the Director of International Leisure Sales in 2013 to join Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in her current role.
Entering its third year in operation, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has been awarded over 30 international accolades across its rooms, spa, restaurants and villa operations. The 405 room resort offers over ten restaurants and bars, 38 luxury Royal Residences and Talise Ottoman Spa, the largest and luxurious of its kind spanning 8000m² across 42 treatment rooms.
About Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a luxurious beachside resort located on the West Crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The interior of the resort is inspired by the ancient palaces of Turkey and features hand-painted finishings, Turkish artworks and stunning murals that conjure up images of the Golden Age of the Ottoman Empire. The resort boasts 405 rooms and suites, 38 Royal Residences, Talise Ottoman Spa, one of the largest and most luxurious spas in the Middle East and a collection of 10 diverse restaurants and nightlife venues which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.
AboutJumeirah Group: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.