Kai Winkler has been appointed to the position of common supervisor with Fairmont the Palm in Dubai.
Taking up management of the resort, located on the enduring Palm Jumeirah, the German nationwide is a seasoned hotelier and brings greater than 20 years of expertise to the position.
Winkler holds an govt MBA in hospitality and tourism from Neoma Enterprise Faculty in Paris and began his hospitality profession in 1995 in Germany.
He has since had years of worldwide assignments within the fields of gross sales and advertising, rooms and meals and beverage.
Fairmont the Palm is an idyllic five-star resort located on Dubai’s most sought-after island group, Palm Jumeirah.
A luxurious beachfront resort with unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf and glittering Dubai Marina skyline, town’s main points of interest and airports are all positioned inside straightforward attain.
Winkler took up his first common supervisor task in 2009 on the Resort Palace Praha, a member of the Main Lodges of the World, positioned in Prague, Czech Republic.
In 2011, he joined Kempinski Resort Airport Munich, Germany as resort supervisor and a 12 months later, grew to become the overall supervisor at Kempinski Resort Barbaros Bay Bodrum, Turkey earlier than relocating to China in 2015 as cluster common supervisor of two Kempinski Lodges 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 group in establishing a flagship Fairmont property in Turkey.
He might be taking up his new place from the resort’s earlier common supervisor, Mark Sawkins who has grown throughout the Accor model as vp of luxurious manufacturers throughout the area.
Sawkins commented: “We’re happy to welcome Kai to the group at Fairmont the Palm.
“He has joined at an thrilling time for the resort with the re-launch of its new seaside, plus new additions to its meals and beverage portfolio.
“His entrepreneurial and strategical method in the direction of creatively driving efficiency will contribute to the property’s total accomplishments and elevate the resort’s model presence throughout the group and the vacation spot at giant.”