Kai Winkler has been appointed to the position of basic supervisor with Fairmont the Palm in Dubai.
Taking on management of the resort, located at the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the German nationwide is a seasoned hotelier and brings greater than twenty years of revel in to the position.
Winkler holds an government MBA in hospitality and tourism from Neoma Industry Faculty in Paris and began his hospitality profession in 1995 in Germany.
He has since had years of global assignments within the fields of gross sales and advertising, rooms and meals and beverage.
Fairmont the Palm is an idyllic five-star lodge located on Dubai’s maximum sought-after island group, Palm Jumeirah.
A luxurious beachfront lodge with unrivalled perspectives of the Arabian Gulf and glittering Dubai Marina skyline, the town’s main points of interest and airports are all positioned inside of simple succeed in.
Winkler took up his first basic supervisor project in 2009 on the Lodge Palace Praha, a member of the Main Resorts of the Global, positioned in Prague, Czech Republic.
In 2011, he joined Kempinski Lodge Airport Munich, Germany as resort supervisor and a yr later, turned into the overall supervisor at Kempinski Lodge Barbaros Bay Bodrum, Turkey earlier than relocating to China in 2015 as cluster basic supervisor of 2 Kempinski Resorts in Dalian.
Winkler joins Fairmont the Palm from his most up-to-date place as the overall supervisor of Fairmont Quasar, Istanbul heading the pre-opening workforce in setting up a flagship Fairmont assets in Turkey.
He’ll be taking up his new place from the lodge’s earlier basic supervisor, Mark Sawkins who has grown inside the Accor emblem as vice chairman of luxurious manufacturers inside the area.
Sawkins commented: “We’re happy to welcome Kai to the workforce at Fairmont the Palm.
“He has joined at a thrilling time for the lodge with the re-launch of its new seashore, plus new additions to its meals and beverage portfolio.
“His entrepreneurial and strategical manner in opposition to creatively using efficiency will give a contribution to the valuables’s total accomplishments and raise the lodge’s emblem presence inside the group and the vacation spot at huge.”