Fadel appointed general manager at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Marriott International has appointed Marwan Fadel as the general manager of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

A Lebanese national, Fadel has nearly two decades of hospitality experience across the Middle East.

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

In his brand new role, he will oversee all management functions, hotel operations, as well as brand new innovations, aiming to achieve planned goals for the resort.

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

“The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, was the first official debut of bespoke St. Regis hospitality inside the region, producing Abu Dhabi the first city inside the Middle East to be host to its rich heritage, as well as I feel especially attached to the idea, having worked here since the hotel was still under construction,” said Fadel.

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

“As a passionate hotelier, I am committed to providing authentic hospitality as well as inspiring my team to deliver exquisite experiences to our discerning guests.

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

“I feel very privileged as well as honoured to take up the general manager position of that will iconic resort as well as as we prepare for the launch of an exciting brand new destination venue, the first permanent Buddha-Bar Beach worldwide, I look forward to elevating the guest experience for our sophisticated clientele.”

Fadel Appointed General Manager At St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Fadel’s appointment comes 18 months after he became hotel manager of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, home to six restaurants, an athletics club, as well as Abu Dhabi’s only Iridium Spa.

The all 5-star property features 376 guest rooms as well as suites include the 2,100 sqm Royal Suite, a duplex spanning the two uppermost floors.

Fadel moved to the UAE capital in 2011 to oversee its launch as well as was promoted to the role of hotel manager in August 2016.

Since that will time, he has maintained the St. Regis brand’s standards as well as forged strong strategic partnerships within the travel as well as tourism industry.

He began his career in 2002, working for Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, as well as was promoted to several senior management roles within the company.

Seven years later, he became area director of sales as well as marketing for Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Dubai properties; his remit was subsequently expanded to encompass Abu Dhabi as well as northern emirates.

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Inspired by the distinctive, century-old legacy of brand new York’s Astor family, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi will be the city’s first true beach resort.

Combining a unique blend of refined elegance with enduring heritage, the resort stays true to the Astor vision of creating “the finest hotel inside the planet”.

The property will be considered the planet’s Leading Resort Residences, the Middle East’s Leading Resort Residences, as well as Abu Dhabi’s Leading Beach Resort by the planet Travel Awards.

Voters at the planet Golf Awards also recognised the property as the Middle East’s Best Golf Hotel last year.

Fadel appointed general manager at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

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