Dubai, 26 July 2011 – In line with its ambitious expansion plans, Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced the appointment of two new Directors of Sales and Marketing for its hotels and resorts opening in Germany and in Spain as well as a new Brand Marketing Manager for Europe.
Based in the Regional Sales Offices in London, Alison Wheatley (top left image) has been appointed Brand Marketing Manager, Europe. A British national, Alison has been with Jumeirah Group since April 2010 when she joined as Marketing & Communications Manager at Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel. Prior to joining Jumeirah, Alison held the position of Marketing Manager at the Athenaeum Hotel, London for close to 10 years. In her role as Brand Marketing Manager, Alison will develop the marketing strategy for new hotel openings in Europe and will be the regional manager for Jumeirah brand communications.
In Jumeirah Frankfurt, opening in September 2011, Isabella Owen (top center image) is now Director of Sales and Marketing. She brings 16 years of international experience in several senior Sales and Marketing management positions with high profile hospitality businesses such as the Schlosshotel Bühlerhöhe in Baden-Baden, Germany; ArabellaStarwood Hotel Munich, and both Shangri-La Hotel and Intercontinental in Vienna. A German national of Taiwanese origins, Isabella is fluent in several languages including Mandarin, German and English. In her new role she will oversee all sales, marketing & public relations activities for Jumeirah Frankfurt.
As for Sandra Farrero (top right image), she is the new Director of Sales and Marketing for Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Spain. Sandra is a Spanish national educated in the US and UK with 16 years of international experience in several senior sales and marketing management positions with high profile companies such as Harrods Group’s Hyde Park Residence in London, The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company Hotel Arts Barcelona and Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan. In her role Sandra will oversee all sales, marketing & public relations activities for Jumeirah Port Soller, opening in early 2012.
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About Jumeirah Group
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; Jumeirah Essex House in New York; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.
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Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
P.O. Box 73137, Dubai, U.A.E.
Telephone: +971 4 373 0164
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