AZZI TAKES THE HELM AT NIKKI BEACH DUBAI
Beach Resort & Spa Dubai has announced the appointment of Hanna Azzi as its new general manager.
Azzi has been working with the Nikki Beach brand since June 2015 and has played a key role in the opening of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai as resort operations manager.
Speaking on the appointment, Alexander Schneider, vice president of Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, said: “With his abilities and credentials, Hanna Azzi is the natural fit for the general manager role of Nikki Beach Resort in Dubai and I have full confidence in his leadership.”
Azzi’s appointment comes ahead of the property’s two year anniversary later this month.
Born in Lebanon and raised in Canada, Azzi’s hospitality background includes properties such as Four Seasons, The Address, Shangri-la, Raffles, and St. Regis.
With an extensive experience in pre-opening projects for major hospitality brands, he brings more than 15 years of luxury lifestyle hotel experience to the Nikki Beach Resort on Pearl Jumeirah.
The Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts division has plans to open over 20 additional properties in the next five years. Its business model is based on experiential luxury with a very high food and beverage component.