Copthorne Hotel Dubai has appointed Noushad Abdulrahim as Director of Sales. With 15 years’ experience in hospitality and a decade of that in Dubai – he brings his considerable expertise to the role. Part of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, the popular hotel is located in Deira City Centre in Port Saeed. Abdulrahim will focus on improving sales production, expanding the corporate segment and further developing the sales and marketing strategy. His career includes stints in South India at Taj Garden Retreat, Kerala and Casa Anjuna, Goa, before moving to the UAE in 2007. In Dubai, he has worked at Flora Grand Hotel, Dubai.
Nikhil Kilpady will now take on the position of Regional Sales & Marketing Manager – Middle East, having recently served the airline as Sales & Marketing Manager for UAE and Oman. Kilpady has an MBA degreee from University of Nottingham, UK. He hasas had extensive experience in the aviationon and travel industries before joining Cathay Pacific in 2008, and has held a number of positions with the airline; including Area Sales Manager – Bengaluru, India, and Port Manager – Maldives. Kilpady will now be responsiblesponsible for the commercial operations ons and strategy for the Middle East. ast.