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Jumeirah Group appoints Ernst Mayer General Manager for Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

Jumeirah Group appoints Ernst Mayer General Manager for Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

Maldives, 8 May 2011: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Ernst Mayer as General Manager of the recently-opened Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives.

Prior to joining Jumeirah, Ernst, an Austrian national, was the owner and proprietor of his own hotel, the Point Hotel Anif in Austria. He was previously the General Manager for Crowne Plaza Salzburg, also in Austria.

He brings 35 years of industry experience to his current position at the first resort for Jumeirah in the Maldives. Ernst had served over 20 years in senior roles for the Intercontinental Hotels Group in China and Hong Kong. His experience also covers F&B operation positions in South Africa. Ernst became Asia’s youngest General Manager at the age of 33 during his tenure at the Holiday Inn Guilin in China.

Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, the first all-suite resort in the Maldives, announced its soft opening on 1 May 2011. The resort features 39 suites and villas, including the Ocean Pearls, a unique water village separated from the main island resort. The resort also includes 2 restaurants and a bar, a Talise spa, water sports and a PADI certified diving centre.

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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.
www.jumeirah.com

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Corporate Communications 
PO Box 214159 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-406-8505
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

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